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Watership Down (Watership Down #1)
by Richard Adams

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Watership Down (Watership Down #1) by Richard Adams Overview

Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of friends, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predato Set in England's Downs, a once idyllic rural landscape, this stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival follows a band of very special creatures on their flight from the intrusion of man and the certain destruction of their home. Led by a stouthearted pair of friends, they journey forth from their native Sandleford Warren through the harrowing trials posed by predators and adversaries, to a mysterious promised land and a more perfect society.

Richard Adams

About Watership Down (Watership Down #1) Description

Adams was born in Newbury, Berkshire. From 1933 until 1938 he was educated at Bradfield College. In 1938 he went up to Worcester College, Oxford to read Modern History. On 3 September 1939 Neville Chamberlain announced that the United Kingdom was at war with Germany. In 1940 Adams joined the British Army, in which he served until 1946. He received a class B discharge enabling him to return to Worc

Data Book Watership Down (Watership Down #1)

Original Title Watership Down ISBN 038039586X (ISBN13: 9780380395866 ) Edition Language English Series Watership Down #1 Characters Bigwig, Fiver, El-Ahrairah, Hazel, Pipkin...more , Blackberry, Dandelion, Hyzenthlay, Frith, Silver (Watership Down), Kehaar, General Woundwort...less setting Watership Down, Hampshire (United Kingdom) Literary Awards Mythopoeic Fantasy Award Nominee (1975), Guardian Children's Fiction Prize (1973), Boston Globe-Horn Book Award (1975), California Young Readers Medal for Young Adult (1977), Carnegie Medal (1972) (196)