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2nd October 2020


What three books have informed your thinking, broadened your horizon, and influenced your actions? This month, Marek Bidwell presents his selection...

My Family and Other Animals Gerald Durrell My favourite childhood book. Durrell writes vividly about nature in Corfu, an island where I fell in love with the sea. Roaming from hills to shore, he col

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