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Two in the Bush

(1966)
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Two in the Bush is a record of the six-month journey which took Gerald Durrell, his wife Jacquie, and two cameramen through New Zealand, Australia and Malaya. The object was, first, to see what was being done about the conservation of wild life in these countries, and, secondly, to make a series of television films for the BBC. They were introduced to many rare and remarkable animals - Royal Albatrosses, Tuataras, Duck-Billed Platypuses, Flying Lizards and Long-Nosed Bandicoots, as well as to some equally unusual humans.

Anyone who has read The Overloaded Ark, The Bafut Beagles or The Whispering Land will have enjoyed Gerald Durrell's enthusiastic adventuring and his delight in the absurdity of the situations in which he finds himself. His observation of animal - and human - behaviour is always informative and often hilarious.

'Delightfully readable and often very funny.' Daily Mail

'An account of Gerald Durrell's tour of New Zealand, Australia and Malaya in search of rarities . . . Easy to read, difficult to put down, with many vivid sidelights on the human side of the expedition. This absorbing narrative reveals the ardours, ironies and disappointments, the organizational miracles and the hilarious human mishaps . . .' Maurice Wiggin, Sunday Times

'Mr Durrell has the knack of writing about animals and their antics with tremendous affection and enthusiasm, but without sentimentality.' Sunday Telegraph

'Will delight his fans and armchair naturalists everywhere.' Evening Standard

 
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Hardback Editions

June 1980 : UK Hardback
Title: Two in the Bush (Ulverscroft large print series)
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-7089-0516-1 / 978-0-7089-0516-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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November 1966 : USA Hardback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-670-73674-0 / 978-0-670-73674-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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September 1966 : UK Hardback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-00-211816-5 / 978-0-00-211816-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins
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Paperback Editions

April 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 1-5098-2717-X / 978-1-5098-2717-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bello
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January 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush (Bello)
Author(s): Gerald Malcolm Durrell, Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 1-4472-1452-8 / 978-1-4472-1452-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bello
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2010 : Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 9380658060 / 978-9380658063
Publisher: Westland
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2007 : Paperback
Title: Two In The Bush
Author(s): Durrell Gerald
ISBN: 8187671890 / 978-8187671893
Publisher: Westland
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November 1996 : UK Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-00-634554-9 / 978-0-00-634554-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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July 1977 : UK Paperback
Title: Two in the bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-14-004457-4 / 978-0-14-004457-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1966 : UK Paperback
Title: Two In The Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-00-612168-3 / 978-0-00-612168-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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September 1971 : USA Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-670-00334-4 / 978-0-670-00334-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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October 1968 : UK Paperback
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
ISBN: 0-00-611825-9 / 978-0-00-611825-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Fontana
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Kindle Editions

February 2012 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Two in the Bush
Author(s): Gerald Durrell
Publisher: Bello
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