For questions about the British veterinary surgeon and writer James Herriot (pen name of James Alfred Wight, 1916 – 1995) or about any of his literary works, most famously the semi-autobiographical book series inspired by his experience as a veterinary surgeon in rural Yorkshire.
James Herriot was the pen name of veterinary surgeon and writer Alfred Wight (1916-1995), who is best known for his series of semi-autobiographical stories about his life as a country vet in North Yorkshire. The books are:
- If Only They Could Talk (1970)
- It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1972)
- Let Sleeping Vets Lie (1973)
- Vet in Harness (1974)
- Vets Might Fly (1976)
- Vet in a Spin (1984)
- The Lord God Made Them All (1981)
- Every Living Thing (1992)
In the US, the first six of these were published in pairs as All Creatures Great and Small (books 1-2), All Things Bright and Beautiful (books 3-4), and All Things Wise and Wonderful (books 5-6).