All Creatures Great and Small
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    All Creatures Great and Small | James Herriot

    All Creatures Great and Small

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    In this first volume of his memoirs, then-newly-qualified vet James Herriot arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, and he has no idea what to expect. How will he get on with his new boss? The local farmers? And what will the animals think? This program is filled with hilarious and touching tales of the unpredictable Siegfried Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, and Herriot's first encounters with a beautiful girl named Helen.

    A Wonderful Listen--Stories That Never Get Old

    I have to be honest--I'm a biased reviewer. I love this book. I have read the whole series years ago in print and watched the TV program as well wit..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 10 2014 by Sara ()
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    All Creatures Great and Small: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet | James Herriot

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

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
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    The inspiration for the BBC series of the same name. 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 semiferal cattle, a pig called Nugent and an overweight Pekingese called Tricki Woo, James find he is on a learning curve as steep as the hills around him.

    Brought to life

    was sad when it ended. the narrator was excellent at capturing and depicting the scene

    Reviewed on October 14 2016 by Grace K ()
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    All Things Bright and Beautiful | James Herriot

    All Things Bright and Beautiful

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
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    Herriot continues the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, and we journey with him across the dales, meeting a whole new cast of unforgettable characters - humans, dogs, horses, lambs, parakeets - all of them drawn with the same infinite fascination, affection and insight that made James Herriot one of the most beloved authors of our time. And all the stories are warmly, evocatively told by the world-renowned "voice" of Dr. Herriot: Christopher Timothy.

    Marred by background noise

    Glorious story read by the very actor who brought James Harriot to life in the British series, how could anyone ask for more? How about a background ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 24 2009 by Mary Beth (United States)
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    All Things Wise and Wonderful | James Herriot

    All Things Wise and Wonderful

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
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    Story
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    This enchanting collection of stories is the warm and joyful sequel to All Things Bright and Beautiful and All Creatures Great and Small, the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.

    Excellent story, Poor editing

    I love the James Herriot books, and this one is a favorite. Christopher Timothy does a great job as the narrator. However, in the middle of Chapter 50..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 11 2013 by Sheila A. Sherwin (Michigan, USA)
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    The Lord God Made Them All | James Herriot

    The Lord God Made Them All

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Performance
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    Story
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    The volume that completes the verse: All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. These are the memoirs of James Herriot, the world's most beloved veterinarian.

    Just as good as the others

    All of the Herriot books are great in audio -- very engaging stories that benefit much from the fine reader's rendering of the accents. This one is n..Show More »

    Reviewed on March 01 2005 by Alison (New Hope, PA, USA)
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    The Lord God Made Them All: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet | James Herriot

    The Lord God Made Them All: The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By James Herriot
    • Narrated By Christopher Timothy
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The fourth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small. Finally home from London after his wartime service in the RAF, James Herriot is settling back into life as a country vet. While the world has changed after the war, the blunt Yorkshire clients and menagerie of beasts with weird and wonderful ailments remain the same.

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