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It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet by James Herriot
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Nov 17, 09

bookshelves: biography-memoirs, british-authors, comfort-reading, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud, animals, uk
Read in November, 2009

Oh how I love this series! This is pure comfort reading at its very best. I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard reading a book. Picking up the books in this series is like catching up with a friend for a glass of red wine by the fire.

The characters are all so brilliantly drawn that I feel I know them all. To get to know about these burly Yorkshire farmers (with all their local dialect thrown in to boot) is a joy and a priviledge.

I was planning on a break before picking up number 3 in the series but now I'm not so sure I can resist picking it straight up and diving in - that's how addictive they are.

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Reading Progress

11/16/2009 page 70
30.57% "Just as funny and lovable as the first one."
11/17/2009 page 188
82.1% "Such comfort reading."
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