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    • All Creatures Great and Small

    • The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 364
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 321

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story and narrator - terrible sound quality

    • By Culvers on 15-07-16

    Regular price: £24.99

    • All Things Bright and Beautiful

    • The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 96
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 84

    Now settled into the sleepy Yorkshire village of Darrowby and married to Helen the farmer's daughter, James Herriot thinks he's finally got himself sorted. But life as a vet in the 1930s was never going to be easy. Quite aside from his unpredictable colleagues, brothers Siegfried and Tristan Farnon, he must contend with new-fangled medical techniques, delivering calves after far too much homemade wine, and a grudge-holding dog called Magnus who never forgets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good book spoiled by music

    • By Amazon Customer on 16-11-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • All Things Wise and Wonderful

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best Quality Recording so far

    • By Ms. E. J. Baker on 10-03-19

    Regular price: £32.09

    • The Lord God Made Them All

    • The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 96

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it

    • By Flint on 29-12-17

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Every Living Thing

    • The Classic Memoirs of a Yorkshire Country Vet
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 83

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect cosy read

    • By J. Vibert on 08-07-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    How on earth did James Herriot come to be sitting on a high Yorkshire moor, smelling vaguely of cows? James isn't sure, but he knows that he loves it. This second hilarious volume of memoirs contains more tales of James' unpredictable boss Siegfried Farnon; his charming student, brother Tristan; animal mayhem galore; and his first encounters with a beautiful girl named Helen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely great and funny

    • By Oliver Gajtanski on 11-08-15

    Regular price: £9.79

    • Let Sleeping Vets Lie

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 18

    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 Siegfreid Farnon, his charming student brother Tristan, the joys of spring lambing, a vicious cat called Boris and James' jinxed courtship of the lovely Helen, this third volume of memoirs is sure to delight hardened fans.

    Regular price: £9.79

    • If Only They Could Talk

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 49

    When the newly qualified vet, James Herriot, arrives in the small Yorkshire village of Darrowby, he has no idea of the new friends he will meet or adventures that lie ahead. From the author whose books inspired the BBC series All Creatures Great and Small, this first volume of unforgettable memoirs chronicles James Herriot's first years as a country vet, with the signature storytelling magic that has made him a favourite the world over.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and light hearted book

    • By LEEONC on 23-02-09

    Regular price: £9.79

    • Vet in Harness

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    The Yorkshire dales have never seemed more beautiful for James - now he has a lovely wife by his side, a partner's plate on the gate and the usual menagerie of farm animals, pets and owners demanding his constant attention and teaching him a few lessons along the way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book

    • By M L Knight on 22-03-19

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Vets Might Fly

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great classic book.

    • By Checker T on 09-03-18

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Vet in a Spin

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 26

    James Herriot, strapped into the cockpit of a Tiger Moth trainer, feels rather out of place, but he hasn't found a new profession and it surely won't be long before the RAF come round to his point of view. James Herriot's sixth volume of unforgettable memoirs sees him dreaming of the day when he can rejoin his wife Helen, little son Jimmy, veterinary partner Siegfried, the eternal student Tristan - and all the old Darrowby crows, both two-legged and four.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Short

    • By Steve Sanderson on 13-06-18

    Regular price: £10.49

    • The Lord God Made Them All

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    The war is over, the RAF uniform has been handed in and James Herriot goes back where he ought to be - at work in the dales around Darrowby. Much has changed, but the blunt-spoken Yorkshire folk and the host of four-legged patients are still the same. So is their vet, who doesn't yet know that literary success is just around the corner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good easy listening.

    • By Merelina on 04-09-10

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Every Living Thing

    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Christopher Timothy
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    James Herriot has captivated millions of readers and television viewers with tales of the triumphs, disasters, pride and sometimes heartache that filled his life as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales. "Every Living Thing" shines with the captivating storytelling that has made James Herriot a favourite the world over. Here is a book for all those who find laughter and joy in animals, and who know and understand the magic of wild places and beautiful countryside.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By alison haley on 18-03-17

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Ankunft in Darrowby / Trickie Woo's Schwester

    • Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Der BBC-Klassiker als Hörbuch: In der ersten von zwei Folgen kommt James Herriot nach Darrowby in den Yorkshire Dales, um dort eine Assistentenstelle bei dem Tierarzt Siegfried Farnon anzutreten. Anfangs fällt es ihm gar nicht leicht, sich an seinen ruppigen Chef und die Eigenarten des Landlebens zu gewöhnen. Amüsant und kurzweilig berichtet Herriot von den Tücken des Alltags in einer ländlichen Tierarztpraxis.

    Regular price: £12.09

    • Der geschwätzige Peter / Nachtragende Patienten

    • Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
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    Es ist wieder einiges los bei Doktor Herriots tierischen Patienten. Freuen Sie sich in dieser Ausgabe auf die Geschichten "Der geschwätzige Peter" und "Nachtragende Patienten".

    Regular price: £12.09

    • Mrs. Donovans Stärkungsmittel / Monty wird zum Stier

    • Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
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    Dr. Herriot hat wieder alle Hände voll zu tun. "Mrs. Donovans Stärkungsmittel" ist die Geschichte der liebenswerten Mrs. Donovan, die einen kranken Hund bei sich aufnimmt, der auf wundersame Weise gesundet. In "Monty wird zum Stier" bekommt es Dr. Herriot mit einem ehemals kleinen, nun aber sehr stattlichen und überaus temperamentvollen Jungbullen zu tun.

    Regular price: £12.09

    • Schwein gehabt / Die schöne Helen

    • Der Doktor und das liebe Vieh
    • By: James Herriot
    • Narrated by: Frank Arnold
    • Length: 4 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Herriot ist wieder da. Gleich zwei Geschichten gibt es zu hören. In der Folge Schwein gehabt wird der junge Tierarzt mitten in der Nacht aus dem Bett geklingelt, um frisch geborenen Ferkeln das Leben zu retten. Zum Glück weiß Dr. Herriot ein Wundermittel. Die zweite Geschichte geht ans Herz: James Herriot - inzwischen schon das zweite Jahr in Darrowby tätig - hat sich in die hübsche Helen Alderson verliebt.

    Regular price: £12.09