[ilds] Durrell's Readings in Science

Richard Pine pinedurrellcorfu at gmail.com
Thu May 19 00:12:22 PDT 2016


He told me that he read at least one scientific magazine (general interest)
and of course the 'Koro' episode is genuinely derived from the BMJ (9 March
1968).
RP

On Thu, May 19, 2016 at 2:36 AM, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
wrote:

> I thought so.  Despite some questionable assertions, *Tunc* displays more
> than a casual knowledge of science and medicine.  Another example of
> Durrell’s wide reading.  He was an autodidact and a polymath.
>
> Bruce
>
>
> On May 18, 2016, at 1:54 PM, Richard Pine <pinedurrellcorfu at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> LD was an avid reader of scientific and medical journals, hence his
> ability to predict the future success of the voice-activated word processor
> so well publicised by a man I'm sure LD would have admired - Stephen
> Hawking.
> RP
>
>
>
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