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The James Herriot Collection Audio CD – Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
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“A great opportunity to introduce new listeners to audio.” ―AudioFile
“His message is affectionate, and his four-footed creatures are irresistible.” ―Time on James Herriot
“Herriot's skill as a storyteller is classic.” ―Detroit Free Press on James Herriot
“Herriot's generous nature and honest concern coupled with Timothy's friendly style are a winning combination.” ―AudioFile* on Dog Stories
“Christopher Timothy portrayed the semi-fictional Yorkshire veterinarian James Herriot in the wonderful BBC television series...he's just as good a reader as he is an actor. His cultured British voice twinkles with humor and shades into heartwarming emotion as appropriate. With his crystal articulation, he is marvelous, and so is the music from the television series.” ―AudioFile on All Creatures Great and Small
“Whatever joy one found in [All Creatures Great and Small] is in [All Things Bright and Beautiful], only even more joyous; whatever laughter rippled from the throat in the reading of the first, finds even greater gusto in this one. It is funny, wry, simple in its story but as deep and perceptive of life's truths as the superlative sensitivity of the writer and his talent can make it.” ―The Hartford Courant on All Things Bright and Beautiful
“Christopher Timothy conveys his relish for the countryside and country folk, not to mention animals.... Herriot's generous nature and honest concern coupled with Timothy's friendly style are a winning combination.” ―AudioFile on all programs read by Christopher Timothy
About the Author
James Herriot was a veterinarian in Yorkshire, England for over half a century until his death in 1995. His bestselling books have sold more than twenty million copies in the English language alone; they 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.
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 a critically acclaimed film version of James Herriot's Yorkshire.
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Top Customer Reviews
Listening to the audio version of the books has brought back vivid memories so real it sometimes brings tears of happiness to my eyes.
This is one of my all time favorites and Christopher Timothy is ABSOLUTELY one of the best readers of all times. I have not yet started watching the DVD's but I know I will feel the same. Truly I cannot say enough good things about this collection.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
The stories are well written and entertaining. Christopher Timothy is an actor. He makes every character in the book come alive and we often found ourselves laughing out loud at... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Robin Yeatman
I purchased these for my father who loves animals and has gone blind recently. It will add a lot of happiness to his day listening to these stories.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Purchased this collection for a long drive through New England recently because we have enjoyed the CD's from the series and thought perhaps we would enjoy this as well on our... Read morePublished 4 months ago by sugarloaf mtn gal
Enjoyed reading the books. Will be extra special to sit and enjoy being read to.Published 6 months ago by Diane M. Becerra
Purchased for my mother. She is a great James Herriot fan. Well done!Published 9 months ago by Fusion Bear
wonderful to listen too. voice is an awsome match, great memories, good for on the go and being a busy mom getting to enjoy a book while cleaning and multitasking feels wonderful... Read morePublished 10 months ago by shade33
James Herriot is a master story teller! Wonderful heart warming stories! I was a little disappointed in the fact that they did not read the whole book, they just picked out a few... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Darlene Bowe