Durrell, Gerald Malcolm
- Douglas Botting
Durrell, Gerald Malcolm (1925–1995), author, naturalist, and animal conservationist, was born in Jamshedpur, India, on 7 January 1925, the fifth and youngest child of Lawrence Samuel Durrell (1884–1928), civil engineer, and his wife, Louisa Florence, née Dixie (1886–1964). Lawrence George Durrell (1912–1990), poet and novelist, was his eldest brother; a second child died in infancy, but another brother and sister survived to adulthood. Following the death of ...