Let Sleeping Vets Lie, Paperback Book
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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 and new readers of James Herriot titles alike. 'He can tell a good story against himself, and his pleasure in the beauty of the countryside in which he works is infectious.' - "Daily Telegraph". 'Full of warmth, wisdom and wit.' - "The Field". 'It is a pleasure to be in James Herriot's company.' - "Observer".


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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  • Category: Autobiography: general
  • ISBN: 9780330443548

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Loved that lambing got a mention so early on.This book seems to have a different tone to the last two; can really see that James is becoming more experienced and confident.I wasn't expecting James and Helen to get together in this book and I was really surprised with them getting married - loved Siegfried's attitude to it all though. ^_^Siegfried is infuriating but hilarious - the way he says or does things then denies it. But then he does something sweet, like at the end, and I love him.