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A few months of married bliss, a lovers' nest in Darrowby and the wonders of home cooking are rudely interrupted for James Herriot by the Second World War.

James Herriot's fifth volume of memoirs relocates him to a training camp somewhere in England. And in between square pounding and digging for victory, he dreams of the people and livestock he left behind him.

©1976 James Herriot (P)2009 Hachette Digital

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  • K. Green
  • 03-09-18

Great classic book.

Funny, warm and very well read. An easy and nostalgic listen. Timeless and always enjoyable.

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  • Jane
  • 05-29-15

Calming Yorkshire at its best

I love James Herriot books- gentle, kind, lovely stories about the Yorkshire Dales and the animals (and owners) he cares for. If you like animals this book is for you.

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  • Mrs. Elizabeth Way
  • 04-12-15

Entertaining

Love all these books could listen again again and again , take you away , escape , excellent always makes my non book reading husband laugh

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  • Patch
  • 04-06-14

Loved them then, love them now

These wonderful books remain as brilliant as ever. Beautifully read by Christopher TImothy. Just wish they were longer.