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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Beautiful read every child should have this on their shelf to evoke understanding and empathy for the animal kingdom a timely treasure to pass on through generations Read full review

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When my father, who I've seen read and finish a book perhaps twice in my lifetime, mentioned that the one book he remembers and loves still is Watership Down, I decided to check it out. The author ... 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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