Margaret
Durrell

1920-2007



Margaret 'Margo' Durrell was the younger sister of novelists Lawrence and Gerald Durrell. Born in British India, she was brought up in India, England and Corfu. Margo had two children, Gerry and Nicholas, with her husband Jack Breeze, A British Royal Air Force pilot whom she met when he was stationed in Corfu during the Second World War. After they divorced, Margaret moved back to Bournemouth and started the boarding house she wrote about in her inimitable memoir, Whatever Happened to Margo?