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 read this is as part of a GroupRead on Instagram. I’d never read the book, only seen (and be traumatized) by the cartoon. This book is magical. Part folk tale, part adventure, a bit grimdark ... Read full review

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I was terrified of the animated movie as a child, and didn't read the book until I met my husband, and found out it was one of his favorites. I still think it's a haunting tale, beautiful and sad. On ... Read full review

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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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