Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook)

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Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook)

Timothy; or, Notes of an Abject Reptile (Audiobook) By Verlyn Klinkenborg, read by Josephine Bailey
Unabridged edition 2006 | 5 hours and 54 mins | ISBN: 1400152550 | MP3 64 kbps | 170 MB

Few writers have attempted to explore the natural history of a particular animal by adopting the animal’s own sensibility. But Verlyn Klinkenborg has done just that in Timothy: an insightful and utterly engaging story of the world’s most famous tortoise, whose real life was observed by the eighteenth-century English curate and naturalist Gilbert White. For thirteen years, Timothy lived in White’s garden. Here Klinkenborg gives the tortoise an unforgettable voice and keen powers of observation on both human and natural affairs. Wry and wise, unexpectedly moving and enchanting at every–careful–turn, Timothy surprises and delights.