At a glance:
- Author: James Herriot
- First Published: 1972
- Type of Work: Nonfiction
- Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir
- Subjects: Memory, Love or romance, Nature, Science or scientists, Rural or country life, Doctors, Animals
- Locales: Europe, England, United Kingdom
All Creatures Great and Small was James Herriot’s first book to be published in the United States. In it, the mature Herriot tells of his youthful self, when he graduated from veterinary school and began working in a rural veterinary practice. The narrator, like the reader, is able to laugh at the naïveté of Herriot, as well as at the people who surround him, including his employer, Siegfried Farnon, and his employer’s brother, Tristan Farnon. Simultaneously, the reader can recognize the close bond that develops between Herriot, Siegfried, and Tristan,...
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