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Orked on a farm in my youth I would have no idea what the luxury of parking the car and taking a short walk about the fells breathing in the green and soaking in the uiet might be like I can t but wonder if the harried and frustrated 21st century might not benefit from a chance to take a walk along a country road climb a hill or wander through an orchard once or twice a ay without the busy roar of cars The World in the Curl demands of the clock or a city horizon toistractAll in all a wonderful gentle read While these stories can mostly be found in other Herriot worksthey are wonderful I love the James Herriot James Wight books and hold them in a special place in my heart I can t recommend them highly enough nor say how much joy they gave me upon first reading them and that they are still capable of givingWhile I love the first 2 in the semi biographic group the most and rated them 5 stars his other works are just as worth reading The only reason I settled on 4 stars here is that if I love the other 2 the most and want to give some Connexity degree of edge to them this is the only way Still I heartily recommend the works of James Herriot 1 Magnus theifficult2 Mrs Donovan s beautiful Golden Retriever Roy It s those wonderful condition powders 3 4 Skipper Jingo IIimage error This is the first somewhat extracurricular book I have read in a long time It is however also the most touching book I have a A Personal Influence dog so I can easily connect with Herriot s passion for the animal While the book is a bit thick every minute of reading it is enjoyable As a writer Herriot showed me that sometimes it is not so important playing on the emotions of your readers as it is to simply tell your story The collection of stories in Herriot s bookoes the job of getting the reader emotionally involved Through not going out of his way Herriot makes the text less contrived and relatable A truly fantastic book about a fascinating animal Loved these stories. Lovers around the world Featuring a special introduction by the author and his own accompanying notes to each specially illustrated story this tribute from man to og is a volume no Herriot fan will want to be witho.
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I love every anecdote that James Herriot ever had published and since ogs are my favourite animals this is one of my all time favourite booksJames Herriot nobly Bone Mountain (Inspector Shan, devoted his life to relieving animals from pain and he and his fellow vets adopted so many strays that visitors to their house were greeted each time by a gloriously happy stampede of poochesHis sense of humour was exuisite as was his perception of people and animals Stories about his courtship were particularly hilarious and this wonderful author inspired me as a young woman to become a writer One of a very few books that stays in aog eared pun intended pile on my nightstand to be returned to the way I know some Neutered by the vet (The League of Dominant Women do the bibleog spelled backwards Charity Girl doncha know Dogs have been part of my life in aeep way Literally in sickness and in health their love simple enduring and longer lasting than many a friendship They have been reason to get out of bed and keep moving when sometimes I would have rather not As Byron said of his beloved Boatswain Alipio dogs possess all the virtues of Man without his Vices Well this is meant to be an ode to Herriot s Dog Stories not justogs per se but I Seducing Ingrid Bergman do believe part of loving this book is being uite particular to canine company Herriot s stories shed light on both human and animal nature as well as the precious relationship that exists between The character sketches of the various owners and their humans areelightful The microcosm provided by the little Yorkshire village where Dr Herriot has his practice is both comforting and an interesting bastion of sociological observations My favorite story is the one of Mrs Donovan who in the throws of grief after the The Guardship (Thomas Marlowe, death of a belovedog spontaneously swoops in to save a badly neglected golden retriever from being euthanized It is a story of cruelty and neglect redeemed by an unlikely heroin On my A Secret Place darkerays I try to remember the Mrs Donovans of this world and I am. James Herriot is one of the most beloved storytellers of our time The warm and joyful memoirs of his life as a country vet in Yorkshire have endeared him to countless readers around the world and many of his most me.
Grateful to James Herriot for Scandalous (Playing with Fire documenting the existence of such extraordinarily ordinary and beautiful characters human and canine 4 12 stars from me I love Herriot and his stories Heartwarming I received this book as a gift years ago because my family knows how much I loveogs They were encouraging my childhood fantasy of becoming a veterinarianAlthough that never actually panned out I gained so much respect for James Herriot and an even greater love for Brute Force (Nick Stone, dogsue in large part to this book The best I have read all of these stories but a re read was a Beautiful Breasts Pictures delight I hadn t read these since I was in my teens I was kind of surprised to seeepth in the stories reading James Herriot as a man not just as a vet reading about the vet and not just the animals I was pretty focused on animals when I was younger and I think I missed a lot about the author himself This time I enjoyed the stories even To feel happy to laugh to cry to feel all the joy and absurdity of life read James Herriot I had read most of these stories as a teenager and young man in his famous four volume series All Creatures Great and Small but they had become To Risks Unknown dim memories so reading and rediscovering them was a joy It was almost like a zen exercise to sit in the uiet with a cuppaog at my feet and read a story or two before bed or early in the morning They are for me truly fine whiskey stories best read slowly and savoredThey are also such a metaphor for what our modern era with all its conveniences and uick cures has lost in the name of faster better and cheaper Mr Herriot treated each of his patients be they canine or otherwise as individuals rather than units on a conveyer belt I m sure there was no two hour wait in his surgery nor surly receptionists to When You Look Up dehumanizeere animal izehis patients before visits Medical Care is now a contradiction in wordsI also envy his environment one long gone I m sure the Yorkshire Downs If I The Vampire Next Door (Strange Neighbors, d not Morable tales featured man's best friendHere are the completeog stories from his much beloved memoirs a handsome collection of tales available for the first time in trade paperback that will warm the hearts of og.
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 adaptationsIn 1939 at the age of 23 he ualified as a veterinary surgeon with Glasgow