Richard Adams

Richard Adams

Richard George Adams (1920–2016) was an English novelist who is best known as the author of Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs. He studied modern history at university before serving in the British Army during World War II. Afterwards, he completed his studies, and then joined the British Civil Service. In 1974, two years after Watership Down was published, Adams became a full-time author.

Photo: Richard Adams reads from Watership Down at a 2008 exhibition of Aldo Galli paintings. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

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Edited: Seregil of Rhiminee December 28, 2016
Book Covers
Watership Down8.52
The Plague Dogs7.80
The Girl in a Swing5.26
Tales from Watership Down6.98

Speculative Fiction Novels (6)

1996 | fantasy > animal fantasy, short stories

1988 | fantasy, history, mainstream

1984 | fantasy

1977 | fantasy > animal fantasy

1974 | fantasy > animal fantasy

1972 | fantasy > animal fantasy

Others non-spefi books (1)

1980 | magical realism