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James Herriot's Yorkshire: A Guided Tour Through the Beloved Land of All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriot's Yorkshire: A Guided Tour Through the Beloved Land of All Creatures Great and Small - James Herriot If all of All Creatures Great and Small and Every Living Thing is not enough for you, in essence, if you are a James Herriot junky, I've got just the book for you!

James Herriot's Yorkshire: A Guided Tour Through the Beloved Land of All Creatures Great and Small is what you want! Herein the author of all those wondrously delightful tales about the life of a country vet in (approximately) 1940s Yorkshire, England takes his fans on a walkabout tour of the Dales where he once practiced.

This is an oldish book now and so the pictures have a dated look about them, yet still it's a joy to see and hear described these locations, some of which appeared in the books and television show. My wife and I spent our honeymoon in England and for a few days we drove about Yorkshire. She was more interested in the Harry Potter film locations I found for her, while I was keen on locating places like The Wensleydale Heifer, a massive tavern (now a "boutique hotel") where Herriot and his wife would go for drinks or a bite to eat.

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No, it's not for everyone, but this book will be of great interest to a certain kind of person.