Finding James Herriot is the story of a young man’s journey to find his purpose in life. After growing up drifting from one dead-end job to another, he decides to follow in the footsteps of his idol, world-renowned author and veterinarian James Herriot. Setting out on a road trip across America, he soon discovers that the open roads are full of surprises—and that Herriot’s legacy is far more complicated than he ever imagined. Funny, heartwarming, and thought-provoking, this novel explores what it means to discover your place in the world—and how sometimes you have to lose yourself before you can find yourself.
For who is this book for ?
Finding James Herriot is a novel for anyone who has ever felt lost in their life. It tells the story of a young man’s journey to find his purpose, and shows that sometimes you have to lose yourself before you can find yourself.
- The author has a great writing style that makes the reader feel like they are on the journey with the protagonist.
- The book is full of interesting characters and plot twists that keep the reader engaged.
- It is an enjoyable read for people who enjoy novels about self-discovery.
- The author tries too hard to be like James Herriot
- The protagonist is not very likable or compelling
- The ending feels rushed and unfinished
Learn more about the author
Michael J. Suit is a writer and teacher living in Central Pennsylvania. He has been published in several literary journals, including The Pinch, Crab Orchard Review, and Blue Lake Review. This is his first novel.
“Michael Suit has done it again! This book is an amazing journey of self-discovery. I laughed, I cried, and most importantly…I related.”
“An inspiring and beautifully written story about finding your purpose in life. Michael J. Suit’s writing is lyrical, the characters are richly drawn, and the plot is compelling. I loved this book!”
“Finding James Herriot is a delightful read. I was hooked from the first page and found myself eagerly turning pages to see what would happen next. This coming-of-age story is full of humor, heartache, and life lessons that will stay with you long after you finish the book. Highly recommended!”
“Michael Suit has done it again! This book is an amazing journey following the life of a young man as he searches for his purpose in life. The characters are rich and full of depth, and the plot will keep you hooked until the very end. I highly recommend this read!”