My Family and Other Animals is Gerald Durrell’s hilarious memoir of his unconventional 1930s Corfu childhood, enriched with illustrations by Paul Cox and an introduction by Michael Morpurgo.
Contemporary engravings illuminate a moving collection of prose by the celebrated poet.
The captivating memoir of an unusual 19th century childhood from pioneering wood engraver, and Charles Darwin’s granddaughter, Gwen Raverat.
In this award-winning history, Mary Beard guides us through the daily life of Pompeii – an existence that is far more complex than we might have realised. Lively, exciting and accessible, this book brings us as close as possible to the real Pompeii.