Watership Down

Watership Down

Librarian's note: See alternate cover edition of ISBN13 9780380395866 here.

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 friends, 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.

Title:Watership Down
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780380395866
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    Watership Down Reviews

  • Rico Suave

    oh man, this book totally tricked me! I got a bad haircut one day so I needed to lay low for a few weeks ("Supercuts", my ass! Liars!). I called two of my hardest, most straight-up thug homies (Zachar...

  • Sean Barrs the Bookdragon

    I don’t give a shit what Richard Adams says about his book because it simply isn’t true. According to him, in the preface of my edition, this is just a story about rabbits. Its intended purpose wa...

  • Melissa ? Dog/Wolf Lover ? Martin

    Slowly watching the new Netflix show! Don’t want to cry too much at once! Re-read on audio is great. Still truly wonderful & sad. OMG! I can't believe it has taken me all of these years to read this...

  • Mark Lawrence

    I read this book an age ago. Maybe 40 years ago the first time.Lots of authors have written animal stories but they tend to be cute little tales where the level of anthropomorphism is such that the ra...

  • Jeffrey Keeten

    "El-ahrairah, your people cannot rule the world, for I will not have it so. All the world will be your enemy, Prince with a Thousand Enemies, and whenever they catch you, they will kill you. But first...

  • John

    Ok, so it's a book about a bunch of rabbits traveling through a small stretch of English countryside. As such, it doesn't seem like something that would appeal to anyone but a preteen. But the fact of...

  • Lyndz

    I started this book about 2 months ago, got through the first 10 pages or so and I was not interested in continuing. I put it down. In all honesty, it seemed like it was going to be too babyish for me...

  • Apatt

    Most reviews I write just for the hell of it, for my own records and if some people like them I am just happy as a lark. For Watership Down however, I am just a little bit more ambitious. I would like...

  • Nataliya

    In memory of Richard Adams (1920 - 2016):-------Some books have an amazingly unexplainable ability to transcend the purpose of their creation and take a leap into being an instant timeless classic. ...

  • Bionic Jean

    I remember when Watership Down was first published in 1972. It was a novel by an unknown English author, Richard Adams. All of a sudden the book Watership Down was absolutely everywhere and people wer...