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The second volume in the multimillion copy bestselling
series

Millions of readers have delighted in the wonderful
storytelling and everyday miracles of James Herriot in the over thirty
years since his delightful animal stories were first introduced to the
world.

Now in a new edition for the first time in a decade, All
Things Bright and Beautiful
is the beloved sequel to Herriot's
first collection, All Creatures Great and Small, and picks up as
Herriot, now newly married, journeys among the remote hillside farms and
valley towns of the Yorkshire Dales, caring for their
inhabitants---both two- and four-legged. Throughout, Herriot's deep
compassion, humor, and love of life shine out as we laugh, cry, and
delight in his portraits of his many, varied animal patients and their
equally varied owners.


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Reviews for All Things Bright and Beautiful: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World's Most Beloved Animal Doctor (All Creatures Great and Small):

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Jun 27, 2009

Dogs, cows, horses, sheep, cats and more die, while others are saved, some miraculously so in this continuation of James Herriot's series based on his experiences as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales of Northern England.

The gorgeous Yorkshire Dales...


The vast and windswept Yorkshire Dales...


This time around the country vet deals with drunk farmers, gets drunk on the job himself, has his Christmas spirit dashed and renewed all in one day, laments the disappearance of horses from farms, puts up with a Dogs, cows, horses, sheep, cats and more die, while others are saved, some miraculously so in this continuation of James Herriot's series based on his experiences as a vet in the Yorkshire Dales of Northern England.

The gorgeous Yorkshire Dales...


The vast and windswept Yorkshire Dales...


This time around the country vet deals with drunk farmers, gets drunk on the job himself, has his Christmas spirit dashed and renewed all in one day, laments the disappearance of horses from farms, puts up with a snobby intern, and gets called up for service in the war raging in Europe.


(Herriot seeing a pair of patients.)

Herriot gives us victories as well as his embarrassing defeats, the latter of which strengthens our love and attachment for the good doctor. The narrative is loose enough for Herriot to drop in things like past veterinarian calls and memories of pre-married life and coming up short in the eyes of his father-in-law.

Like a classic British sitcom, tried and true comedy is leaned on and recurring characters (such as Mr. Pickersgill the know-it-all who knows nothing and Clancy, a massive dog with a temper to match his size) make an appearance. These things may not be what we came for, but they are part of the package and without them the book wouldn't feel whole.

If the chapters sometimes seem like short stories, it's because they essentially are. Some are true, some are fabricated for sheer pleasure, and all are based on Herriot's (pen name) long career through out the 20th century, a time of change in the veterinarian and UK farming industry. There's no real overarching plot, just a sort of "life goes on" storyline that vaguely keeps the narrative going. The real draw for readers comes from the subject matter and Herriot's keen observations and great ability to spin a highly enjoyable yarn. ...more
5

Feb 03, 2018

The second of Herriot's wonderful memoirs of his veterinary practice in mid-twentieth century Yorkshire. As with All Creatures Great and Small, his love for the place, the people, and the critters is palpable on every page. Recommended for everyone, especially animal lovers and Anglophiles. But be warned - some of the medical procedures are pretty gruesome.
3

Mar 16, 2018

I am fully aware that I am about to commit a type of blasphemy, but I was born with truth serum in my veins, and I just can't be stopped.

I am about to tell you, as respectfully as possible, why this book didn't work for me, and I'm not trying to hurt anyone's feelings in doing so (I had multiple reviewers here on Goodreads who both scolded me and stopped reading my reviews after I gave Eleanor Oliphant 2 stars, so don't kid yourself into thinking that doesn't happen on here).

This is a beloved I am fully aware that I am about to commit a type of blasphemy, but I was born with truth serum in my veins, and I just can't be stopped.

I am about to tell you, as respectfully as possible, why this book didn't work for me, and I'm not trying to hurt anyone's feelings in doing so (I had multiple reviewers here on Goodreads who both scolded me and stopped reading my reviews after I gave Eleanor Oliphant 2 stars, so don't kid yourself into thinking that doesn't happen on here).

This is a beloved book. A beloved book, and almost every literate person over the age of 55 has either read this, or its predecessor, All Creatures Great and Small.

In fact, almost every veterinarian I've ever met will cite this book, or Herriot's first book (or more likely all of Herriot's books) as their original inspiration to pursue the veterinary sciences.

I can think of MANY readers of my acquaintance, especially my friends in the horse world, who would be riveted by this read.

I just wasn't one of them.

My first problem, which hit me right in the face, almost as soon as I started reading, was Herriot's excessive use of dialect. I can grasp that it was meant to be funny, and it was meant to give the reader the “feel of the people,” but it was so dense, I couldn't even grasp the meaning of any of it, and I quickly fell into the habit of just flat-out skipping over it.

And, as to the “feel of the people. . .” Here comes my next problem.

So, I'm slogging through this, enjoying some of it, skipping some of it, and I realize I'm still scratching my head over where Mr. Herriot practiced medicine. He mentions “here in Scotland” then “here in Yorkshire” and “here in England.” Now, I'm not British, and I've never traveled to the U.K., and I understand that these areas are rather close together, but I still don't understand the vagaries. I flipped over the book to read that the back cover describes Mr. Herriot as journeying through the “remote hillside farms and valley towns of the Yorkshire Dales.”

The Yorkshire Dales? Okay. I Googled a map of the U.K., and I could see the Yorkshire Dales, but why does he make it so unclear? I then Googled a map of his actual town of “Darrowby,” to figure out for once and all where he lived and discovered the following:

Darrowby is a fictional village in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England, which was used by James Herriot as the setting for his surgery in his book It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet.

Wait. What?? A fictional town?

I then Googled James Herriot and learned that his real name was James Wight, and that his wife's name was actually Joan (not Helen as it is in the book).

People, can you understand how ANNOYING this is to me?

This book is clearly selling itself as an “autobiographical memoir.” In fact, it doesn't even come with the disclaimer that This book is a work of fiction on the copyright page.
So, DOES “Mr. Herriot” have extraordinarily small hands for a vet? And, is his real wife, Joan, a big girl like his fictional wife, Helen?? (Can't be true; his actual wife would have filed for divorce over how many times he describes her as “big” in this book).

Are these even real situations that happened in a real town somewhere, written under false names?

And, my best question yet. . . who wrote this book?

According to my Google search, James Wight, aka James Herriot, is “best known for these semi-autobiographical works, beginning with If Only They Could Talk, which spawned a series of movies and television series.”

But this feels like ghost writer territory to me.

For those of you who have been in on this “big secret,” my reaction probably seems overly sensitive to you. I know that all of us, as writers, are occasional thieves. We sometimes steal from the rich (characters), to give to the poor (characters), but I think all writers have an obligation to have integrity in their intentions. You are either setting out to write about people you know and tell the truth, or you are creating a fictional world that stems from your own imagination.

I can't help it; I feel ripped off. Duped. I thought I was reading an autobiographical account of a country veterinarian.

Instead, I feel like I did when the writers of the tv show Dallas blew off an entire bad season by explaining that everything that happened was taken back. Turns out it wasn't real; it was just a dream.

I don't even understand where they shelve these books at the libraries and bookstores. ...more
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January 27, 2016

Five Stars
Arrived in good shape.
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September 28, 2017

Five Stars
Delightful!
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Mar 12, 2007

In fact it set me to thinking about the big question of how girls might be expected to behave after marriage. One old farmer giving me advice about choosing a wife once said; "Have a bloody good look at the mother first, lad. " and I am sure he had a point. But if I may throw in my own little word of counsel it would be to have a passing glance at how she acts towards her father.

Watching her now as she got down and started to serve my breakfast the warm knowledge flowed through me as it did so In fact it set me to thinking about the big question of how girls might be expected to behave after marriage. One old farmer giving me advice about choosing a wife once said; "Have a bloody good look at the mother first, lad. " and I am sure he had a point. But if I may throw in my own little word of counsel it would be to have a passing glance at how she acts towards her father.

Watching her now as she got down and started to serve my breakfast the warm knowledge flowed through me as it did so often that my wife was the sort who just liked looking after a man and I was so very lucky.

All Things Bright and Beautiful, James Herriot 1974 regarding his life in the thirties.

I realize now that many do not know James Herriot. He was a country veterinarian in England. After he retired he wrote about his practice. Often the tales are hysterically funny (exploding cows, anyone?). Sometimes they are sad. What unites everything he writes is a genuine love and compassion for both people and animals. He writes with great compassion about the foibles and foolishness of his patients and their owners.

Years ago when I worked, I commuted a fair distance. I had an audio book of some of his animal stories. I would often sit it in the car after I got to work so I could finish a story (I was the kind of person who often arrived an hour to half an hour early). Some of his stories would make me laugh so hard I would almost wet my pants.

So his books are certainly endorsed by me.

A wave to Sarah. Yes we did have the BBC series my parents and us children used to watch them on Sunday afternoons. It was one of the few shows I deigned to watch with my parents when I was in HS. They were delightful. In fact, I think I would like to find them on DVD when the girls get bigger.

Also, I've discovered that the audio book I had was narrated by the fellow who played him on the series and that he has narrated most of the books written by Herriot. I should think they will be on my Christmas list at the end of the year. ...more
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Mar 24, 2008

This series - of which I have now read the first two - is the most fun you can have reading books. They make you want to go to rural England, hole up in a cottage, drink tea and read some more James Herriot. I don't want these books to ever end. As an aside, this isn't a novel, rather its a collection of short stories, each one just the right length for before bed.
5

May 08, 2016

What can I say? I simply love James Herriot. He was an absolute natural with story-telling. This book, just like his first, is heartwarming and puts the reader through an entire gamut of emotions.
5

Jun 03, 2019

What a marvelous read. I'd forgotten how endearing the stories are told by the English countryside vet. Lots of rural humor and fascinating insights are offered about the farm animal and small pets world. I liked the bucolic descriptions of the small towns and rural countryside. I hope to return to continuing the series.
5

Sep 25, 2009

The James Herriot books are a bright memory from a difficult time in my life. Struggle lightened by the laughter brought through these pages. Also some painful moments because life has it's painful moments and they can't be avoided. He told them just as he told the others. While I have read that the stories related here were not necessarily told in order or as they happened exactly, this is a wonderful book (these are wonderful books) not to be missed.

I can't recommend these highly enough.
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Jul 13, 2014

“It was one of the most satisfying experiences of my working life. Not clever, but a magical transformation; from despair to hope, from death to life within minutes.”

James Herriot’s memoirs are my desert island books. If I ever embark on an iffy boat trip, they’ll be in the top of my bag, right next to the matches and Wet Ones. They’re comfort reads of the best kind—not in the sense that every story ends happily (some don’t), and certainly not in the sense that life in rural England was easy (it “It was one of the most satisfying experiences of my working life. Not clever, but a magical transformation; from despair to hope, from death to life within minutes.”

James Herriot’s memoirs are my desert island books. If I ever embark on an iffy boat trip, they’ll be in the top of my bag, right next to the matches and Wet Ones. They’re comfort reads of the best kind—not in the sense that every story ends happily (some don’t), and certainly not in the sense that life in rural England was easy (it wasn’t), but in the sense that whether things go well or go sideways, you can be certain of Herriot’s wise and kind words ... the peacefulness of the Yorkshire countryside … and the hard-working, generous-hearted people of Darrowby. All Things Bright and Beautiful is brimming with warmth, humor, and Herriot’s obvious affection for his animal patients—and for their humans. As The Washington Post said, “It’s a treat, a rare one, and God knows we all need a treat these days.”

Herriot didn’t start writing until he was 50, although he’d had the ambition for quite some time. I’m grateful his wife challenged him to put pen to paper—and deeply thankful he finally did. ...more
4

Feb 07, 2017

“Those were the days when I was most grateful I was in country practice; the shirt sleeve days when the bleak menace of the bald heights melted into friendliness, when I felt at one with all the airy life and growth about me and was glad that I had become what I never thought I would be, a doctor of farm animals.” – James Herriot

This book could make the most hardened city dweller want to give up their cosmopolitan lifestyle and buy a farm in the countryside with a couple of pigs, sheep and a “Those were the days when I was most grateful I was in country practice; the shirt sleeve days when the bleak menace of the bald heights melted into friendliness, when I felt at one with all the airy life and growth about me and was glad that I had become what I never thought I would be, a doctor of farm animals.” – James Herriot

This book could make the most hardened city dweller want to give up their cosmopolitan lifestyle and buy a farm in the countryside with a couple of pigs, sheep and a working dog called Jock. Of course, only if James Herriot is the local vet and the surrounding countryside are the heather-covered fells of North Yorkshire. Otherwise, his stories will do nicely.

All Things Bright and Beautiful is the second in a trilogy of memoirs about James Herriot’s life as a Scottish country vet in the Yorkshire Dales. It’s a book with a sunny disposition full of short chapter stories, some happy, some sad but with laugh out loud moments never far away. If you ever need to know how to return a cow’s uterus to its rightful place, this is the book for you. You don’t need to love animals to enjoy this book, but it certainly helps.

I'm pleased to say, it’s not all “soapy arm up the rear end”. Herriot introduces us to farmers and townsfolk, his crusty partner and fun-loving brother, and his good-humoured, long-suffering wife. (Herriot, sent on a shopping mission to furnish their new bedsit, returns home instead with a weighty, smelly, ancient set of The Geography of the World in Twenty Four Volumes.)

He takes us traipsing through fields, eating freshly baked cake in tiny farmhouse kitchens, chasing ghosts through woodland and drinking until we can barely walk in village pubs.

It was a tough life but Herriot was a patient, gentle and kind man with as much an understanding of the people he met as with the biology of the animals he treated. He sees farmers as “the salt of the earth” – hardworking, honest, pragmatic, frustrating but ever hopeful.

It’s slightly unfair that a talented and bright vet, full of empathy for man and beast, could also write so beautifully. His writing seems effortless, almost like he’s there sitting on the sofa next to you telling you his stories. I can see why they translated so well to the small screen. (I haven’t seen any of these yet. Have you? What did you think?)

I’ve put All Creatures Great and Small and All Things Wise and Wonderful on my birthday wish list. But I’ll read them differently. These are ‘dipping’ books. One or two chapters a night, just before sleep. And I’ll add James Herriot to my Bill Bryson’s….the perfect way to while away those pesky night time hours when sleep is elusive. ...more
4

Oct 24, 2019

This is the second lap of my five volume James Herriot marathon. I have read All Creatures Great And Small so many times I could probably recite it, but even though I have read all the other Herriot titles more than once, the last time for each one was years ago.

What I found in this book was more of the same type of charming stories about the life of a country vet, with plenty of Herriot's trademark humor and insight into both animal and human character. I remembered many of the scenes but my This is the second lap of my five volume James Herriot marathon. I have read All Creatures Great And Small so many times I could probably recite it, but even though I have read all the other Herriot titles more than once, the last time for each one was years ago.

What I found in this book was more of the same type of charming stories about the life of a country vet, with plenty of Herriot's trademark humor and insight into both animal and human character. I remembered many of the scenes but my memories came from my years of watching the BBC television series, I didn't really remember seeing them in print.

What I noticed in this book is that Herriot was looking deeper into the stories he was telling. He pondered the difference between a wealthy client's family life and a more humble client's life. Which was happier? He showed us all the passing of an era when old Badger, the only draft horse left on an estate, finally reached the end of his life. But what would the man who had cared for him and the other horses do now that tractors were in the fields instead of horses?

Herriot also used flashback chapters to further illustrate some of the mishaps he and Helen went through while they were dating. He compared his current life of newlywed to his bachelor days, and shared a story or two about how he and his father-in-law built what finally became a strong friendship.

The book was moving: sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always touching. Perhaps not as stunning for me as ACGAS, but still very entertaining. And it is interesting to see the development of Herriot's writing. He used his daily experiences to illustrate common human truths about life. That is one of the secrets of being a writer, in my opinion. Finding the universal in the ordinary moments around us, and learning how to share it with the world. ...more
4

Nov 26, 2011

Another of James Herriot's hilarious and heartwarming memoirs, this book is on sale starting today at Kindle for only $1.99. I highly, highly recommend the entire collection of his books. You will not be disappointed. Get a copy here.
5

January 20, 2015

This book was indeed Bright and Beautiful!
This series is fascinating. Herriot has scored with an amazing book yet again. I highly recommend this book, as so with the other James Herriot Collection, All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made them All, and Every Living Thing. He was an amazing author for children young and elders both. (Middle- aged people can too read this series)

I was sad when this book ended, but I consoled myself with knowing that I only had to pay about 8 more dollars to read the next book in this great series.

I hope you get this book, and enjoy it as I have many times and again.

This book truly was, Bright and Beautiful.
4

Feb 17, 2018

While the second of James Herriot's (or more to the point Alfred Wight's) semi-biographical veterniarian memoir omninbusses, while his All Things Bright and Beautiful (which contains the also singly released novels Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vet in Harness) migh very well be considered a trife more episodic and anecdotal than All Creatures Great and Small (than the author's first omnibus), it is generally and for the most part as entertaining, as evocative and yes, as enlightening a reading While the second of James Herriot's (or more to the point Alfred Wight's) semi-biographical veterniarian memoir omninbusses, while his All Things Bright and Beautiful (which contains the also singly released novels Let Sleeping Vets Lie and Vet in Harness) migh very well be considered a trife more episodic and anecdotal than All Creatures Great and Small (than the author's first omnibus), it is generally and for the most part as entertaining, as evocative and yes, as enlightening a reading experience (although I guess that I would have indeed both liked and also appreciated a bit more information about Helen, about James Herriot's wife, than that she obviously tends to much spoil her new husband with comfort, with food, with always catering to both his needs and desires, even his eccentricities and peculiarities).

And although when I first read All Things Bright and Beautiful in 1986 (as an appreciated comfort break from required German literature readings during my second undegraduate year), my favourite episodes tended to generally be the anecdotes introducing and featuring Granville Bennett (both Herriot's meticulously detailed, entertaining description of the latter's character and modes of deportmemt, his immense skills as a small animal veterniarian and yes how Granville Bennett, whenever the two meet professionally, seems to get James Herriot absolutely and roaring drunk), what I have found the most enlightening and of personal interest during my most recent reread are the featured stories demonstrating how the introduction of new types of medications (in this case the so-called sulpha drugs) quickly and at that time (during the late 1930s and early 1940s) often seemingly overnight were able to cure bacterial infections in animals that used to be the knell of doom for farmers etc. (and for their livestock, for their animals as well, naturally). But of course, as James Herriot so astutely points out in his anecdotes, the orignal almost miraculous appearing cures did not last, as what he and his colleagues, including physicians, were witnessing was the impact of brand new, bacteria-destroying medications on populations of microbes with absolutely no restistance (and in time, the bacteria, the microbes have by necessity fought back, have produced more and more successful resistances to prescribed, used medications, with the overuse and misuse of sulpha drugs and later antibiotics also creating increasingly serious problems with drug tolerant strains).

A winning and delighful combination of humor and pathos, of triumph and tragedy is All Things Bright and Beautiful (and I certainly and unashamedly did cry when retired work horse Old Badger died due to a preventable tetanus infection, because the blacksmith had drained pus from his hoof without calling the vet to also give him an anti-tetanus shot). But for me, personally, the fact that James Herriot always strives for a sense of balance in and with his memoirs is really and truly what have made these not just enjoyable reads but also total and everlasting favourites (as the entertainment provided by All Things Bright and Beautiful and the described and depicted physical beauty of the Yorkshire Dales are framed with and by important lessons on not only the joys but also the many problems, the potential tragedies of farming, of animal husbandry for both the farmers and also for the veterinarians treating the latter's stock, being responsible for farm animals' wellbeing, but sometimes and even rather too often not really being able to successfully cure many of the animal diseases that occur, that manifest themselves). ...more
3

Jul 19, 2011

Just about as hilarious as "All Creatures Great and Small," although I felt a rising panic every time Granville Bennett showed up. Towards the end of the book World War II arrives and Herriot, Tristan, and Siegfried have to enlist, so there were some moving chapters when James takes leave of the Dales. As with the first book, plenty of drinking (Granville Bennett!) and swearing (Siegfried!).
4

Nov 08, 2019

There’s something so very soothing about these memoirs. Whether James Herriot’s appointments were with a difficult bull needing a nose ring or a favourite dog who’d injected rat poison, or cat hit by a car, there is a general sense of practicality, competence and compassion that permeates each interaction between James and his clients and patients.
I wonder how much a large animal vet’s life differs now (obviously meds and surgical procedures are better now). I imagine the long days and night There’s something so very soothing about these memoirs. Whether James Herriot’s appointments were with a difficult bull needing a nose ring or a favourite dog who’d injected rat poison, or cat hit by a car, there is a general sense of practicality, competence and compassion that permeates each interaction between James and his clients and patients.
I wonder how much a large animal vet’s life differs now (obviously meds and surgical procedures are better now). I imagine the long days and night visits would be familiar to today’s doctors. What I do know is I find these reminiscences by Herriot quite enjoyable. ...more
4

Dec 26, 2008

I always enjoy rereading James Herriot's memoirs of his experiences as a veterinarian in Yorkshire in the first half of the previous century. His tales of treating farm animals and household pets, and of the human characters he met along the way, are what I have to describe as "heart-warming". They're not saccharine, though, I promise. He's funny, too. Even though I've read his stories multiple times since middle school, I find myself laughing aloud.

This book comes second in the standard I always enjoy rereading James Herriot's memoirs of his experiences as a veterinarian in Yorkshire in the first half of the previous century. His tales of treating farm animals and household pets, and of the human characters he met along the way, are what I have to describe as "heart-warming". They're not saccharine, though, I promise. He's funny, too. Even though I've read his stories multiple times since middle school, I find myself laughing aloud.

This book comes second in the standard sequence of Herriot's books (in the US, anyway). Like the others, it is a collection of episodic stories, with some recurring characters - rather like sitting around listening to your uncle telling bunches of stories about when he was younger. Therefore, it's not really important to read the first book, All Creatures Great and Small, before this one. ...more
5

Mar 24, 2016

I first read this book 30 years ago, and I this week I listened to it in the car on a long road trip. These books are amazing and so funny. I spent half the drive going down the road laughing out loud in my car (and sometimes even tearing up a bit).

When I was a child I was sure I wanted to be a veterinarian. I think these books probably made a huge contribution that. I never did become a vet, but I still love the books.
3

Sep 29, 2017

The adventures of a young vet in charming Yorkshire during the 30s continue. Quaint, nostalgic and light-hearted, the perfect comfort read
4

May 01, 2011

All Things Bright and Beautiful picks up where All Creatures Great and Small leaves off: with Jim's wedding to Helen. (I remember as a kid it confused the heck out of me that the books didn't go in the same order as the lines in the hymn did.) However, the book is not strictly chronological. One of the things that makes it such a leisurely, wonderful read is that the chapters are mostly self-contained.

This is a wonderful book to listen to on a road trip because the chapters read a bit like All Things Bright and Beautiful picks up where All Creatures Great and Small leaves off: with Jim's wedding to Helen. (I remember as a kid it confused the heck out of me that the books didn't go in the same order as the lines in the hymn did.) However, the book is not strictly chronological. One of the things that makes it such a leisurely, wonderful read is that the chapters are mostly self-contained.

This is a wonderful book to listen to on a road trip because the chapters read a bit like short stories, and the whole of the book is wonderful, rewarding, and funny. It's also steeped in all the heartbreak and worry of a country vet's life in the 1930s, but Herriot's natural compassion for animals and humans both and his gift for characterization, make this a truly remarkable book.

I wish there were more memoirs like this written by vets, but Herriot seems to be unmatched in his talent for distilling his life and practice into meaningful anecdotes. I get the feeling that the stories may not all be strictly factual, or adhere to the timetable recorded in a case book, but he has a marvelous gift for drawing truth and meaning out of his recollections.

This book includes the episode of Gyp ("Only One Woof") and introduces Magnus the vengeful dachshund. ...more
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Dec 20, 2012

Gorgeous. A slightly more mature follow-up to "All Creatures Great and Small." In this collection, Herriott is married, gets drunk on the job, and cares for a variety of pets and farm animals. I'll listen to the other "sequels" but I'm in less of a hurry to do so than after the first of the series.
5

Jan 07, 2016

A beautiful wonderful book. All the stories were my favorites and at the end of listening to this I was tempted to just start it over again.
5

January 2, 2015

All Things Bright and Beautiful
This is the second book and I enjoyed it as much as the first. It is amazing to learn how much progress there has been made in animal care and
health maintenance over the years and it is nice to know that there are still things they keep learning just as in human health care. The personal
life has also made strides and continues to change as time goes by, but the love for nature and animals continues to be the big attraction in the story.

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