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James Herriot Writing Styles in All Things Wise and Wonderful

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Point of View

The stories in All Things Wise and Wonderful are told in first person. The book is written as a memoir of Herriot's experiences as a country vet, during the time that he is in training with the RAF during World War II. The book covers the period of time when Herriot first joins the RAF to the day he finally returns home to Darrowby. Each chapter tells a story either of his experiences while in the military or a very brief episode of military life that brings to mind a memory of his experiences as a country veterinary surgeon in the Yorkshire Dales in Darrowby, England. When compared to Herriot's other stories and memories of his life in Darrowby, All Things Wise and Wonderful sometimes focuses on events that are not very happy. Herriot speaks of the depression of two of his clients, one of whom...

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