This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
James Herriot - The narrator and main character of the book, a compassionate veterinarian in northern England who is a newlywed and enlists in the RAF.
Siegfried Farnon - The Senior Partner and owner of the veterinary practice in Darrowby.
Tristan Farnon - A young veterinary student who prefers to spend time at Drover's Pub and in the company of young women rather than studying or practicing veterinary medicine.
Helen Harriot - The new wife to James, a small country vet.
Mr. Dakin - A farmer with a cow named Blossom...
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