Watership Down

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HarperCollins, May 1, 2001 - Fiction - 512 pages
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First published in 1972, Richard Adam's extraordinary bestseller Watership Down takes us to a world we have never truly seen:  to the remarkable life that teems in the fields, forests, and riverbanks, far beyond our cities and towns.  It is a powerful saga of courage, leadership, and survival; and epic tale of a hardy band of Berkshire rabbits forced to flee the destruction of their fragile community and their trials and triumphs in the face of extraordinary adversity as they pursue a glorious dream called "home"

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I remember watching the animated version when it came out in 1978. What I remember from that is that the rabbits were mean to each other and there was a lot of fighting. It was pretty bloody. Now ... Read full review

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This book started off painfully dull for me. It wasn't until part III (of IV) that it started getting good, at which point it good REAL good. Someday I'll probably try it again. Read full review

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Contents

The Notice Board
3
The Chief Rabbit
9
Hazels Decision
14
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (1974), Shardik (1976), The Plague Dogs (1978), The Girl in a Swing (1980), Maia (1985), and Traveller (1988), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By (1991). He and his wife live in the south of England.

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