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Every Living Thing

The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
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Summary

The fifth volume of memoirs from the author who inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small.

During his decades spent as a country vet in Yorkshire, James Herriot has seen huge advances in medical science, technological leaps, and a world irrevocably changed by war. Yet some things have always stayed the same - gruff farmers, hypochondriac pet owners, and animals that never do quite what you expect them to. From a green young man in his first job in the 1930s to an experienced veterinary surgeon, married with two children, James has spent his entire career among the people and animals of Darrowby. And there's nowhere else he'd rather be.

Since they were first published, James Herriot's memoirs have sold millions of copies and entranced generations of animal lovers. Charming, funny and touching, Every Living Thing is a heartwarming story of determination, love and companionship from one of Britain's best-loved authors.

©2016 James Herriot (P)2016 Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd

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Perfect cosy read

Fantastic series with the perfect narrator, just wish the whole series was available unabridged! Great for fans of the Dales, and every aspiring vet.

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Sadly Missed

The final instalment. The most wonderful books. Never to be repeated. Thankyou Mr Wight.

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Charming and engrossing

The skilled narration transports you to the Dales. This is easy listening but the stories which illuminate every day life can give you not only an insight to social history but pause for thought. I loved it.

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Really good read

Loves the book. Gentle and heartwarming and really well read by Christopher Timothy. Takes you right into the dales

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I love these books so relaxing and make me giggle I've read them more than once and still enjoy reading them again

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Wonderful storytelling.<br />

Uplifting, heart breaking, joyful. I can listen to these stories over and over again - a rare thing!

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Nice relaxing story

I loved this view into an older world where veterinary work was changing from horse and cattle, and people seemed to have more time.

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Very enjoyable could listen to this over and over again,
Great narration by Christopher Timothy and wonderful stories of a bygone age.



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Very good, I have read and re-read the books, its lovely to have the audio versions, but, it would be fantastic to have the individual books re-released as unabridged versions, there is so much more to enjoy.

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If you love animals its for you.

Typical James Herriot story read by Christopher Timothy who played him on TV. Well read and even though I probably read this years ago its definitely worth listening to again. Gentle easy story with a feel good factor.

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  • Grace K
  • 21-05-17

enchanting stories

not as memorable as his previous works. but darrowby is once again brought to life