Format: Mass Market Paperbound
Published: January 2, 1973
Publisher: Penguin Uk
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0140039589
ISBN - 13: 9780140039580
From the Publisher
Fiver could sense danger. Something terrible was going to happen to the warren - he felt sure of it. So did his brother Hazel, for Fiver''s sixth sense was never wrong. They had to leave immediately, and they had to persuade the other rabbits to join them. And so begins a long and perilous journey of a small band of rabbits in search of a safe home. Fiver''s vision finally leads them to Watership Down, but here they face their most difficult challenge of all... Watership Down is an epic journey, a stirring tale of adventure, courage and survival against the odds.
From the Jacket
One of Britain’s best-loved novels, Watership Down has achieved near-classic status.
A group of rabbits reluctantly abandon their home warren when one of them, Fiver, who has second sight, predicts a terrible disaster. Many exciting, often terrifying adventures follow as the resourceful band, led by Hazel, embark on their epic journey in search of a new home.
About the Author
Richard Adams grew up in Berkshire, the son of a country doctor. After an education at Oxford, he spent six years in the army and then went into the Civil Service. He originally began telling the story of Watership Down to his two daughters and they insisted he publish it as a book. It quickly became a huge success with both children and adults, and won the Guardian Children''s Fiction Award and the Carnegie Medal in 1972. Richard Adams has written many novels and short stories, including Shardik and The Plague Dogs.
From Our Editors
Richard Adams appealed to readers of all ages when he introduced this extraordinary tale of rabbit rebellion to the world. Set in a Berkshire rabbit warren, Watership Down is the epic story of a group of rabbits on flight from their home as human developers set about destroying it. A richly textured adventure filled with a cast of unforgettable characters, this novel is a true classic that should not be missed.