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Durrell

1. Gerald (Malcolm). 1925--95, British zoologist and writer: his books include The Bafut Beagles (1954), My Family and Other Animals (1956), and The Aye-aye and I (1992)
2. his brother, Lawrence (George). 1912--90, British poet and novelist; author of The Alexandria Quartet of novels, consisting of Justine (1957), Balthazar (1958), Mountolive (1958), and Clea (1960). Later works include The Avignon Quintet of novels (1974--85)
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