ä All Creatures Great and Small ð Download by ä James Herriot

ä All Creatures Great and Small ð Download by ä James Herriot I have this problem an addiction, really called books I start reading one and I usually can t stop until I realize that awful smell is ME or my kids do that incessant tapping on my shoulder thing to ask if dinnertime will be occurring before bedtime I know, I know Probably shouldn t have put that in print Now CPS is gonna come after me Point being This book was NOT like that I could read one chapter each night, then put it down without my brain going all twitchy those of you fellow addicts know what I mean you other better adjusted readers, just take my word for it that twitchy is the perfect adjective Could it be A non page turner that I actually ENJOYED Why aren t there books like this I would be a much healthier person He Not a long review because it has been years since I read this book however, it was and still is one of my favorite books His love for all creatures enhanced my love for them and his stories are timeless It is a must read for anyone who loves animals and a good read for those interested in a very well told tale.
It s semi astonishing that I ve been married to a veterinarian for a year and a half, which followed a year and nine months of dating engagement, in which time I went on many emergency calls with her to treat sick horses and the occasional goat , adopted a dog and a second cat to go with the first one my dearly beloved already owned, and various and other sundry proximity to a vet type stuff has gone down AND YET only now have I finally said to myself, Hunh, I should read that James Herriot guy If I had to sum up All Creatures Great and Small in two words it would be overwhelmingly pleasant , with a temptation to throw in a delightful as well Herriot writes with charming self effacement about his early days as a country veterinarian in England in the late 30 s He has a never ending supply of anecdotes, most of them funny, the rest simpl 4.
5 stars I adored this book and swallowed it whole when I first read it back in the day, and grabbed the three sequels as soon as I could lay my hands on them All four of these old paperback books still have a place of honor on my downstairs bookshelf, wherein reside all manner of classics, old SF and fantasy, ancient English lit textbooks, and other old books It s quite the massive collection a lifetime s worth of books that have been lovingly and thoughtfully or sometimes not collected and have survived the periodic purges.
Anyway, James Herriott a pseudonym of James Alf Wight was a Yorkshire veterinarian whose practice began in the 1940s before many advances in modern medicine He wrote this hugely successful series of semi autobiographical books about his many years of veterinary practice amongst the farmers and people of Y I have this problem an addiction, really called books I start reading one and I usually can t stop until I realize that awful smell is ME or my kids do that incessant tapping on my shoulder thing to ask if dinnertime will be occurring before bedtime I know, I know Probably shouldn t have put that in print Now CPS is gonna come after me Point being This book was NOT like that I could read one chapter each night, then put it down without my brain going all twitchy those of you fellow addicts know what I mean you other better adjusted readers, just take my word for it that twitchy is the perfect adjective Could it be A non page turner that I actually ENJOYED Why aren t there books like this I would be a much healthier person He Not a long review because it has been years since I read this book however, it was and still is one of my favorite books His love for all creatures enhanced my love for them and his stories are timeless It is a must read for anyone who loves animals and a good read for those interested in a very well told tale.
It s semi astonishing that I ve been married to a veterinarian for a year and a half, which followed a year and nine months of dating engagement, in which time I went on many emergency calls with her to treat sick horses and the occasional goat , adopted a dog and a second cat to go with the first one my dearly beloved already owned, and various and other sundry proximity to a vet type stuff has gone down AND YET only now have I finally said to myself, Hunh, I should read that James Herriot guy If I had to sum up All Creatures Great and Small in two words it would be overwhelmingly pleasant , with a temptation to throw in a delightful as well Herriot writes with charming self effacement about his early days as a country veterinarian in England in the late 30 s He has a never ending supply of anecdotes, most of them funny, the rest simpl 4.
5 stars I adored this book and swallowed it whole when I first read it back in the day, and grabbed the three sequels as soon as I could lay my hands on them All four of these old paperback books still have a place of honor on my downstairs bookshelf, wherein reside all manner of classics, old SF and fantasy, ancient English lit textbooks, and other old books It s quite the massive collection a lifetime s worth of books that have been lovingly and thoughtfully or sometimes not collected and have survived the periodic purges.
Anyway, James Herriott a pseudonym of James Alf Wight was a Yorkshire veterinarian whose practice began in the 1940s before many advances in modern medicine He wrote this hugely successful series of semi autobiographical books about his many years of veterinary practice amongst the farmers and people of Y A lighthearted and cozy memoir of the life of a veterinarian set in rural northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire I read this long ago, and had added it to my list of books I d loved at one point in my life and wanted to re read I think I requested that my library get a copy a year ago, and I finally got this just as I was just beginning another book about all manner of animals, My Family and Other Animals which takes place slightly before this first book of Herriot s All Creatures Great and Small series, which covers some of the 30s and 40s There is to this story than the animal veterinarian anecdotes, or the cast of the characters who seem so delightfully real with Herriot s ability to weave so much charm into these real life people and their animals Some are about the be October 14, 2019I have just finished reading and as expected, I have nothing much to add to my review Except that I enjoyed it just as much as ever October 5, 2019 I am starting my second official reading of this book but it is actually the umpty second time I ve opened it up to escape for a time to James Herriot s wonderful world I very greatly doubt i will have anything different to say when I finish this go round The reason I am diving into the Yorkshire Dales again is that I just finished reading The Real James Herriot A Memoir of My Father and I simply have to revisit my old friends And after this I will read the other four Herriot books on my shelves I ve also read them numerous times but unofficially and many many years ago So, that is why we are here, and The Classic Multimillion Copy BestsellerDelve Into The Magical, Unforgettable World Of James Herriot, The World S Most Beloved Veterinarian, And His Menagerie Of Heartwarming, Funny, And Tragic Animal PatientsFor Over Forty Years, Generations Of Readers Have Thrilled To Herriot S Marvelous Tales, Deep Love Of Life, And Extraordinary Storytelling Abilities For Decades, Herriot Roamed The Remote, Beautiful Yorkshire Dales, Treating Every Patient That Came His Way From Smallest To Largest, And Observing Animals And Humans Alike With His Keen, Loving EyeIn All Creatures Great And Small, We Meet The Young Herriot As He Takes Up His Calling And Discovers That The Realities Of Veterinary Practice In Rural Yorkshire Are Very Different From The Sterile Setting Of Veterinary School Some Visits Are Heart Wrenchingly Difficult, Such As One To An Old Man In The Village Whose Very Ill Dog Is His Only Friend And Companion, Some Are Lighthearted And Fun, Such As Herriot S Periodic Visits To The Overfed And Pampered Pekinese Tricki Woo Who Throws Parties And Has His Own Stationery, And Yet Others Are Inspirational And Enlightening, Such As Herriot S Recollections Of Poor Farmers Who Will Scrape Their Meager Earnings Together To Be Able To Get Proper Care For Their Working Animals From Seeing To His Patients In The Depths Of Winter On The Remotest Homesteads To Dealing With Uncooperative Owners And Critically Ill Animals, Herriot Discovers The Wondrous Variety And Never Ending Challenges Of Veterinary Practice As His Humor, Compassion, And Love Of The Animal World Shine ForthJames Herriot S Memoirs Have Sold Million Copies Worldwide, And Continue To Delight And Entertain Readers Of All Ages There are no negatives in this book When I first read it them as I read Herriot s vet stories one book after another I would read them late at night in bed after my wife had gone to sleep Frequently I d be laughing silently, but laughing so hard I d shake the bed Now and again I d look over and see her just looking at me having been awakened by my convulsions of mirth Then I d end up reading aloud for hourscosting us both much needed rest.
I ve read a lot of James Herriot s stories over my life but haven t read this first volume of his beloved series of memoirs It is delightful, touching and often knee slappingly funny I highly recommend it FYI The audiorecording of the book is narrated by Christopher Timothy, the actor who played Herriot on the BBC series based on the books.
I have absolutely loved James Herriot s or should I perhaps say Alfred Wight s All Creatures Great and Small ever since I first read this book which is actually an omnibus and consists of If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn t Happen to a Vet at the age of twelve in the autumn of 1978, and thus, All Creatures Great ands Small was in fact one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English, with a dictionary in hand of course, and aside from my immense reading pleasure, I was also exceedingly proud of myself that in 1978, and therefore only two years after our family had immigrated to Canada from Germany, I was able to read a full length English language novel and one not really conceptualised for children eithe



October 14, 2019I have just finished reading and as expected, I have nothing much to add to my review Except that I enjoyed it just as much as ever October 5, 2019 I am starting my second official reading of this book but it is actually the umpty second time I ve opened it up to escape for a time to James Herriot s wonderful world I very greatly doubt i will have anything different to say when I finish this go round The reason I am diving into the Yorkshire Dales again is that I just finished reading The Real James Herriot A Memoir of My Father and I simply have to revisit my old friends And after this I will read the other four Herriot books on my shelves I ve also read them numerous times but unofficially and many many years ago So, that is why we are here, and A lighthearted and cozy memoir of the life of a veterinarian set in rural northern England in the historic county of Yorkshire I read this long ago, and had added it to my list of books I d loved at one point in my life and wanted to re read I think I requested that my library get a copy a year ago, and I finally got this just as I was just beginning another book about all manner of animals, My Family and Other Animals which takes place slightly before this first book of Herriot s All Creatures Great and Small series, which covers some of the 30s and 40s There is to this story than the animal veterinarian anecdotes, or the cast of the characters who seem so delightfully real with Herriot s ability to weave so much charm into these real life people and their animals Some are about the be There are no negatives in this book When I first read it them as I read Herriot s vet stories one book after another I would read them late at night in bed after my wife had gone to sleep Frequently I d be laughing silently, but laughing so hard I d shake the bed Now and again I d look over and see her just looking at me having been awakened by my convulsions of mirth Then I d end up reading aloud for hourscosting us both much needed rest.
I ve read a lot of James Herriot s stories over my life but haven t read this first volume of his beloved series of memoirs It is delightful, touching and often knee slappingly funny I highly recommend it FYI The audiorecording of the book is narrated by Christopher Timothy, the actor who played Herriot on the BBC series based on the books.
I have absolutely loved James Herriot s or should I perhaps say Alfred Wight s All Creatures Great and Small ever since I first read this book which is actually an omnibus and consists of If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn t Happen to a Vet at the age of twelve in the autumn of 1978, and thus, All Creatures Great ands Small was in fact one of the first longer novels I read entirely in English, with a dictionary in hand of course, and aside from my immense reading pleasure, I was also exceedingly proud of myself that in 1978, and therefore only two years after our family had immigrated to Canada from Germany, I was able to read a full length English language novel and one not really conceptualised for children eithe

James Herriot

ä All Creatures Great and Small ð Download by ä James Herriot James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred Wight, OBE, FRCVS also known as Alf Wight, an English veterinary surgeon and writer Wight is best known for his semi autobiographical stories, often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small, a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptations.In 1939, at the age of 23, he qualified as a veterinary surgeon