A perfect gift for anyone who loves animals, this fifth and final installment in James Herriot’s heartwarming collection—now available in unabridged audio format for the first time—brings back familiar friends (including old favorites such as Tricki Woo) and introduces new ones, including Herriot’s children Rosie and Jimmy and the marvelously eccentric vet Calum Buchanan.
These programs of Every Little Thing: The Warm and Joyful Memoirs of the World’s Most Belvoed Animal Doctor provide a perfect opportunity for existing fans of Herriot’s work to reacquaint themselves with his writing, and for those who’ve never read him to hear what generations of animal lovers have already discovered: James Herriot is that rarest of creatures, a genuine master storyteller.
JAMES HERRIOT (Dr. Alfred Wight) lived in Yorkshire, England, with his wife and family, where his son took over his veterinary practice. His international bestsellers include All Creatures Great and Small; All Things Bright and Beautiful; All Things Wise and Wonderful; The Lord God Made Them All; and Every Living Thing. He is also the author of numerous collections of short stories and a series of illustrated books for children.
CHRISTOPHER TIMOTHY starred as James Herriot in All Creatures Great and Small, the internationally renowned BBC television series based on Herriot’s work. A veteran of stage, screen and TV, Mr. Timothy is a winner of the prestigious Sir John Gielgud Scholarship and the Sir Laurence Olivier Award. He also co-produced and starred in the critically acclaimed film version of James Herriot’s Yorkshire.
“This is Herriot at his best. . . able to make us laugh, cry or nod in agreement with some snippet of universal truth.” —The Washington Post
“Herriot is a spellbinder as a storyteller.” —The Seattle Times
“James Herriot is a pied piper with the written word. He eases his readers into loving, liking and laughing at familiar characters, animal and human.” —The Los Angeles Times
“A master storyteller with flawless timing.” —The Houston Post
“Herriot’s book just explodes with the joy of living and loving and caring.” —The Columbus Dispatch
“The warm of Herriot’s prose approaches poetic. . . . a master storyteller.” —Knight-Ridder Newspapers
“A triumph in the art of storytelling, as delightful and refreshing to the mind’s eye and heart as a field of bright-eyed daisies.” —Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Every Living Thing was published on March 1, 2003.The Every Living Thing Audiobook is 1500 hours. Speechify has the Unabridged edition version of the audiobook.
Both the publication language and the narration language are in English.
Every Living Thing includes the following subjects: Essays & Narratives. The BISAC Subject Code is Biography & Autobiography, Personal Memoirs.
The author of Every Living Thing is James Herriot. James Herriot (1916-1995) was the bestselling author of memoirs including All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All, and Every Living Thing. At age 23, Herriot qualified for veterinary practice with the Glasgow Veterinary College, and moved to the town of Thirsk in Yorkshire to work in a rural practice. He would live in, work in, and write about the region for the rest of his life. Though he dreamed for years of writing a book, his veterinary work and his family kept him busy, and he did not start writing until the age of 50. In 1979, he was awarded the title Order of the British Empire (OBE). His veterinary practice in Yorkshire, England, is now tended by his son, Jim Wight.
The narrator for the Every Living Thing Audiobook is Christopher Timothy.