Richard Adams

Richard Adams was a British novelist best known for his novel 'Watership Down,' published in 1972. He served in the British Army during World War II and later joined the British civil service. Adams' work often explores themes of nature, the struggle for survival, and the human condition. In addition to 'Watership Down,' his other notable works include 'Shardik' and 'The Plague Dogs.'


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  1. 1. Watership Down

    This novel follows a group of rabbits as they flee their warren due to a foreseen catastrophe. The rabbits, led by Hazel and his psychic brother Fiver, face numerous challenges and adventures as they search for a new home. They encounter predators, hostile rabbit communities, and human threats. The book explores themes of leadership, survival, and freedom, all set within the natural world and its inherent dangers.