All Creatures Great and Small
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 15th 1998
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 437
Edition language: English
Series: All Creatures Great and Small (#1)
I am an unabashed animal lover. I have been reading (and crying over) stories of animals for as long as I can remember. I don't know how this series and author escaped my attention for so long, but it's a shame really. I would have just eaten this stuff up with a fork and spoon my adolescent/teen...
This isn't a review because it is beyond my ability to review this book. James Herriot was one of *the* authors of my teen years thanks to a second-hand bookstall and my Mammy's never ending enthusiasm for providing me with stuff she thinks I need in my life. On this matter, she was right. First p...
I needed a break from Middle Earth, so figured some nice calming tales of bucolic life in Depression-era Great Britain would be just the thing. It turns out this book is not really a novel at all, rather a collection of some 67 or so vignettes from James Herriot's early days practicing veterinary me...
James Herriot's books are, for me, the ultimate in comfort books. Which is odd, it occurred to me while listening to this audiobook; there's blood and gore and uterine explorations and knackerings and death and cruelty… There is casual mention of deeds and practices which would turn PETA's collectiv...
It's been YEARS since I read this. I remember being charmed, however. Will have to give it another go someday.
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