All Things Herriot

All Things Herriot

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A dissection of the five memoirs of James Herriot, beginning with All Creatures Great and Small. It provides a comprehensive catalogue of the plots and themes, along with observations. It examines why Herriot was so successful and seeks to be enlightening and encouraging for budding writers struggling to get published. Sternlicht is not writing from across the water with no knowledge of Yorkshire or its people: he was appointed Leverhulme Visiting Fellow at the University of York in 1965.... eight years (JHY, 138). aquot;Pig Sty and Yardaquot; is something of a satire of the regional book of which James Herriota#39;s Yorkshire is an example. The text recounts Tristana#39;s disastrous but very, very funny experience with pigs in All Creatures Great and Small. ... Herriot devotes the final three long chapters to this locale: aquot;A Day in Captain Cook Country, aquot; aquot;Holidays on the Coast, aquot; and aquot; Scarborough.aquot; The photos ofanbsp;...

Title:All Things Herriot
Author:Sanford Sternlicht
Publisher:Syracuse University Press - 1999-07-01


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