All Creatures Great and Small - Study Guide Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

After Tristan's billing debacle, Dr. Farnon decides to hire a full-time accountant. Dr. Farnon's method of saving money involves stuffing the money in a jar over the fireplace, so an accountant is certainly needed. Miss Harbottle is a no-nonsense woman with a powerful aura about her. Her handshake alone is enough to make men quiver in their boots. She surveys the disaster that is the office and rolls up her sleeves to undo the mess. Her demeanor is businesslike, and Herriot is worried that she might be too tough. Dr. Farnon, however, is sure that he can handle her.

Chapter 14 Analysis

The arrival of a new character at Skedale House is sure to put some order into the three veterinarians' lives. At this point in the story, we have become used to Dr. Farnon's method of handling finances and Tristan's disastrous attempts at accounting. Miss Harbottle is...

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