All Creatures Great and Small: The Classic Memoirs of A Yorkshire Country Vet

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The highs and lows of being a vet in the Yorkshire Dales are perfectly captured in James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small which contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn’t Happen to a Vet.

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** Now a major TV series on Channel 5 **

Fresh out of Glasgow Veterinary College, to the young James Herriot 1930s Yorkshire seems to offer an idyllic pocket of rural life in a rapidly changing world. But from his erratic new colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, to incomprehensible farmers, herds of semi-feral cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James finds he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him. And when he meets Helen, the beautiful daughter of a local farmer, all the training and experience in the world can’t help him . . .

Since they were first published, James Herriot’s memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, All Creatures Great and Small is a heart-warming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain’s best-loved authors.

‘I grew up reading James Herriot’s books and I’m delighted that thirty years on, they are still every bit as charming, heartwarming and laugh-out-loud funny as they were then’ Kate Humble

‘Herriot’s enchanting tales of life in the Dales are deservedly classics. Full of extraordinary characters, animal and human, the books never fail to delight’ Amanda Owen, bestselling author of The Yorkshire Shepherdess

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Weight 0.388 kg
Dimensions 19.6 × 13 × 3.7 cm
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Publisher

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Cover

Paperback

Pages

551

Language

English

Edition

Omnibus edition

Dewey

636.089092 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K