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Watership Down

Watership Down

by Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over thirty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time. 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 brothers, 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.

Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Genre
Adventure, Classics, Fantasy

About the Author

Richard Adams 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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