Teaching and learning

Several things happen in these chapters, including Gerry’s descriptions of his tutors, George and Theodore. 

Why do you suppose Gerry’s family was so eager for him to have a  tutor?

Which man seemed to relate better to the boy? To be a better teacher?

Also, what did you think of the houseguests and the frequent moves? Who is really in charge in the Durrell family, as far as  you can see? Why?


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