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Publisher's Summary

James Herriot has now become firmly established and accepted as one of Darrowby's veterinarians. He's also married, and lives with his wife Helen on the top floor of Skeldale House. His former boss, now partner, Siegfried, lives downstairs with Siegfried's brother Tristan. Herriot continues the rich and rewarding day-to-day life of a small-town veterinarian, and we journey with him across the dales, meeting a whole new cast of unforgettable characters - humans, dogs, horses, lambs, parakeets - all of them drawn with the same infinite fascination, affection and insight that made James Herriot one of the most beloved authors of our time. And all the stories are warmly, evocatively told by the world-renowned "voice" of Dr. Herriot: Christopher Timothy.
©1973 by James Herriot (P)1996 by Audio Renaissance
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5 out of 5 stars
By Shirley on 10-07-11

I love this book, but....

This is a wonderful book and I love Christopher Timothy as the narrator. However, my dissatisfaction does not come from the book or its contents but the quality of the recording. I can hear background talking, at times the narrator slows down so he has a bass voice and then picks up again. I thought maybe it was my Kindle but it only does it with this book, and that is both part 1 and part 2. I was not happy at all with the quality of workmanship at all. I wanted to buy the other two books, but I am leary now.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Mary Beth on 09-24-09

Marred by background noise

Glorious story read by the very actor who brought James Harriot to life in the British series, how could anyone ask for more? How about a background free of indistinct chatter loud enough to be a significant distraction? The distracting verbage waxed and waned, and could only be ignored when I turned the volume down so soft that I then lost the nuances of Timothy's wonderful performance. I was disappointed to say the least. I do not recall hearing this noise on the CDs I borrowed from the library years ago, read by the same narrator. Is this a different edition, or just poor importing into the Audible data base?

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