Let Sleeping Vets Lie

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447230299

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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From the author whose books inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, Let Sleeping Vets Lie is the third volume of James Herriot's classic memoirs; a book for all those who find laughter and joy in animals, and who know and understand the magic and beauty of Britain’s wild places. With two years experience behind him, James Herriot still feels privileged working on the beautiful Yorkshire moors as assistant vet at the Darrowby practice. Time to meet yet more unwilling patients and a rich cast of supporting owners. Full of hilarious tales of his unpredictable boss Siegfried Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, the joys of spring lambing, a vicious cat called Boris and James' jinxed courtship of the lovely Helen, Let Sleeping Vets Lie is sure to delight hardened fans and new readers of James Herriot titles alike.

Com. Eng. Literature 7

Author: Uma Raman & Nina Sehgal

Publisher: Ratna Sagar

ISBN: 9788183323130


Page: 96

View: 5009

The Literature reader series attempts to motivate students to read for pleasure by offering interesting texts for extended reading. They also help to develop the students analytical, inferential and deductive skills.

James Herriot

Author: James Herriot,Michael John Rossi

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313294495

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 218

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Offers an examination of the Scottish veterinarian's five major works published between 1972 and 1992.

All Creatures Great and Small

Author: James Herriot

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447224213

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 432

View: 4515

The first collection of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC and Channel 5 series All Creatures Great and Small. This edition contains If Only They Could Talk and It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet. 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