Watership Down

Watership Down

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Fiver could sense danger - something terrible was going to happen to the warren. His brother Hazel could sense it too. They had to leave the warren, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so a band of rabbits begin a long and perilous journey. One of the most remarkable and bizarre British novels of the 1970s, WATERSHIP DOWN'S success has been so great that it is one of the very few books that can be described as having changed a generation's view of the world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 128 x 200 x 26mm | 299.37g
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141186666
  • 9780141186665

About Richard Adams

Richard Adams was born in Berkshire in 1920. Educated at Oxford, he served in WWII, later working a civil servant in the Department of the Environment until his retirement in 1974. WATERSHIP DOWN was published in 1972. Later books include SHARDIK (1974), THE IRON WOLD (1980), and THE BUREAUCRATS (1985). His autobiography THE DAY GONE BY appeared in 1990. Adams lives in the South of England
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