|Plot Summary of All Things Wise and Wonderful|
|"In the third book of James Herriot's autobiography, he describes his wartime experiences - which, because of an illness, were abortive and didn't contain any fighting - and tells more stories about his life as a country vet in Yorkshire. Readers of the first two books will know exactly what to expect - stories about animals and people, sometimes funny, sometimes not. This book has the addition of some stories about Herriot's military life and pilot training. While All Things Wise and Wonderful is not as strong as the first two books in the series, there's still lots in it to like."
Ivy, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of All Things Wise and Wonderful|
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Kind of animal:
- dog (non-Pomeranian)
Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this person?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Average intelligence
- average physique
- lot of descript of animal care
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Is book humorous?
If humorous, kind of humor
- eccentric personalities
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of set of events during life
How much dialogue in bio?
- significantly more descript than dialog
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