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Watership Down by Richard Adams - Hardcover - 1974-03-01 - from Schwabe Books (SKU: mon0002444259)

Watership Down

Watership Down by Richard Adams - Hardcover - 1974-03-01 - from Schwabe Books (SKU: mon0002444259)
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Watership Down

by Richard Adams

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  • hardcover
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ISBN 10
0027000303
ISBN 13
9780027000306
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Scribner, 1974-03-01. Hardcover. Good. 1.7000 8.9000 6.1000. Noticeably aged / worn / yellowed. Dust jacket has some wear and tear, mainly along the edges.

Synopsis

Watership Down is an allegorical fantasy novel written by British author Richard Adams, narrating the adventures of a small group of anthropomorphized rabbits as they escape the destruction of their homeland. The story is set in England’s Downs, an idyllic rural home to the small native creatures who possess their own cultures, languages, poetry and mythology. They are soon faced with the settlement of humanity and watch as their land is ravaged by farmland and industrialized commercial advancement. In fear of their lives they leave their homes in hope of finding safety for their family and friends, despite the temptations and perils they are forced to struggle with along the way.

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On Dec 27 2016, a reader said:
After hearing of Richard Adams' death, I turned once again to a book I have long considered to be a best friend. This adventure story pulls you into a world unseen by humans. The characters are human enough to relate to but animal enough to remain rabbits. The story is captivating and relevant. No matter how many times I read it, I can never put it down while reading the last quarter, it's so suspenseful and exciting.

The characters have been beloved of me for many years and I only hope that I have Fiver's insight, Hazel's authority, Bigwig's strength, and Blackberry's wits.

Details

Bookseller
Schwabe Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
mon0002444259
Title
Watership Down
Author
Richard Adams
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0027000303
ISBN 13
9780027000306
Publisher
Scribner
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1974-03-01
Size
1.7000 8.9000 6.1000

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