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By Gerald Malcolm Durrell

An enthralling account of Gerald Durrell’s first task as a scholar keeper in Whipsnade Park in 1945.

Gerald Durrell was once one among Britain’s best-loved naturalists, whose books, together with My relatives and different Animals, proceed to entertain and amuse generations of youngsters and adults alike. Fifteen of his vintage titles have now been republished by way of Bello.

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However, I found that, like most deer, he was greatly addicted to being scratched round the base of his horns and I soon had him in a semi-comatose condition. Then, when a large packet of water biscuits and a couple of pounds of carrots arrived, he settled down to assuage the hunger which his journey had given him. While he was thus engaged I phoned up and ordered straw, hay and oats to be delivered. Then, when Hortense had finished his meal, I took him for a walk on the nearby golf-links, where he behaved in the most exemplary fashion.

She bustled out into what was presumably the kitchen and I heard her clattering crockery and plates around. Presently she reappeared and laid the table. In the centre she placed an enormous plum cake, a whole pile of scones, a loaf of brown bread, a great pat of buttercup-yellow butter, and a pot of strawberry jam. ‘The jam’s home-made,’ she said. She sat down opposite me. ‘Tea won’t be a minute. The kettle will be boiling in a second. ’ She watched me indulgently as I helped myself to bread and butter and an enormous helping of strawberry jam.

I know what you young men are like – always hungry. And, anyway, it’s tea time. ’ She bustled out into what was presumably the kitchen and I heard her clattering crockery and plates around. Presently she reappeared and laid the table. In the centre she placed an enormous plum cake, a whole pile of scones, a loaf of brown bread, a great pat of buttercup-yellow butter, and a pot of strawberry jam. ‘The jam’s home-made,’ she said. She sat down opposite me. ‘Tea won’t be a minute. The kettle will be boiling in a second.

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