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Menagerie Manor (1964) [Novel]
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In Menagerie Manor Durrell recalls how he became Lord of the Manor of Led Augres on Jersey and fulfilled a lifelong ambition by founding a private zoo. With the help of an enduring wife, a selfless staff and a reluctant bank manager, the zoo grows: one by one the reader is introduced to the village idiocy of Trumpy, the grey-winged trumpeter; the riotous tactics of Claudius the tapir; the devastating youth and moving romance of N'Pongo, an African gorilla; and the antics of a whole menagerie of orang-utans, lions, bears, porcupines, and other creatures.

Original title: Menagerie Manor
Original languages: English


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Menagerie Manor (1964)
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Language: English

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ISBN: 0140025227

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