By Richard Adams

ISBN-10: 0141937645

ISBN-13: 9780141937649

"Watership Down" is beautiful - a compulsive learn. the tale is a picaresque saga a couple of motley band of rabbits who wilderness their old warren while the mild 'fiver' predicts drawing close destruction of all who stay. Led through Fiver's clever brother Hazel the refugees set out on an epic seek fro a brand new home.

Richard Adams grew up in Berkshire, the son of a rustic health professional. After an schooling at Bradford collage and Worcester university, Oxford, he spent six years within the military after which went into the Civil carrier. He initially started telling the tale of Watership right down to his daughters they usually insisted he put up it as a booklet. It speedy grew to become an enormous good fortune with either young ones and adults, and received the parent Children’s Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal in 1972. Richard Adams has written many novels and brief tales, together with Shardik, The Plague canines, the woman in a Swing, Maia and vacationer. He has additionally written an creation to Jack Lennon's White Fang, one of many model new-look Puffin Classics.

He now lives in Hampshire along with his spouse and enjoys a wide selection of leisure pursuits together with strolling within the nation-state and English literature.

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