Watership Down

@ Richard Adams
(fantasyanimal fantasy)

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.

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Release date: 1972
Genres: fantasy > animal fantasy
Tags: carnegie medal
Average rating: 8.54/10
Total ratings: 226
Updated 2017-01-18


10/10 Seregil of Rhiminee (2008-02-18)
Watership Down is one of my favourite fantasy books. I like it very much. Watership Down is a story about rabbits. In other words, it's animal fantasy. That's why many people think that it's a children's book, but they're wrong. In my opinion ... Read more
10/10 Ron (2014-03-07)
I consider this a must read. Ron Restorff Read more