All Creatures Great and Small - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 Summary

As Herriot learns more about Dr. Farnon, two things immediately come to the forefront. Dr. Farnon constantly contradicts himself, and a gaggle of women are always pursuing him. The women surrounding Dr. Farnon include the young woman Herriot met on his first day at Skedale House. She is much different when Dr. Farnon is around, but she still treats Herriot with disdain. Herriot desperately hopes that Dr. Farnon will not marry this girl.

Herriot is called to the Heatons' farm. Dr. Farnon joins him and then promptly goes in the wrong direction, insisting that Herriot said "Seaton." Herriot cannot get Dr. Farnon to change his mind, and they end up at the wrong farm, where Dr. Farnon orders everyone around, looking for a dead sheep that is not there. Dr. Farnon chides Herriot for sending him to the wrong farm.

There are several examples of Dr. Farnon's...

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