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Download The Bafut Beagles Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (658 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Gerald Durrell Narrator: Nigel Davenport Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2011 ISBN:
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Gerald Durrell describes a collecting expedition to the Cameroons where, with the assistance of a pack of African enthusiasts and mongrel dogs, he captured almost everything, from flying mice to booming squirrels. The unconscious humour of a supercilious toad or a hypocritical chimpanzee is only surpassed by the electric charm of the convivial man himself.

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Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hendro | 10/28/2013

    " feel sorry for those animals that were captured. I actually feel sad when one of those animals are died "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Antonina | 10/13/2013

    " Na foine book, dis! I like too much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cate | 6/7/2013

    " humorous, entertaining, and still highly relevant to the Bafut community today "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Krista | 1/20/2013

    " "My Family and Other Animals" still remains the best, but this is a great follow-up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenni | 9/6/2012

    " Beautifully described, great characterisation (I love the Fon of Bafut!), very interesting too. Lovely stuff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Areesha | 6/25/2012

    " This book like every other Gerald Durrell book was a joy to read. Compared to My Family and Other Animals, it has a maturer tone and is one that everyone should read. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Rohan Thuraisingham | 4/5/2012

    " Attitude to Africa and Africans a bit dated "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane | 3/6/2012

    " More of Durrell's rememberences of collecting animals in Africa. Hilarious, touching, fascinating, and yet disturbing as we stand on the brink of species extinction. A wonderful human interest book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 David Smith | 2/7/2012

    " Very funny - Cameroun has never looked so good! Waiting to be adapted for the big screen. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Janh55 | 5/6/2011

    " The first, and most startlingly adventurous Gerald Durrell book I ever read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Antonina | 12/19/2010

    " Na foine book, dis! I like too much. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hendro | 12/12/2010

    " feel sorry for those animals that were captured. I actually feel sad when one of those animals are died "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenni | 11/12/2010

    " Beautifully described, great characterisation (I love the Fon of Bafut!), very interesting too. Lovely stuff. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Diane | 9/4/2010

    " More of Durrell's rememberences of collecting animals in Africa. Hilarious, touching, fascinating, and yet disturbing as we stand on the brink of species extinction. A wonderful human interest book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Janh55 | 5/11/2010

    " The first, and most startlingly adventurous Gerald Durrell book I ever read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cate | 4/21/2008

    " humorous, entertaining, and still highly relevant to the Bafut community today "

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