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ISBN13: 9780743277709
ISBN10: 0743277708
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Staff Pick

Bunnies, community, fantasy, adventure, danger — a classic pick for anyone who likes Brian Jacques, C. S. Lewis, or Erin Hunter.
Recommended by Mary Z., Powells.com

A heart-rending narrative about displacement and the struggle to define "home" disguised as cute animal story. A favorite across the world for generations of readers, and for good reason. Bring a hankie.
Recommended by M.A.S., Powells.com

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Publisher Comments:

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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"Spellbinding....Marvelous....A taut tale of suspense, hot pursuit and derring-do." Chicago Tribune

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"A classic....A great book." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"Quite marvelous....A powerful new vision of the great chain of being." The New York Times Book Review

Synopsis:

The phenomenal world seller for over 30 years returns to its original publishing home in a beautiful new edition.

About the Author

Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down, Shardik, The Plague Dogs, The Girl in a Swing, Maia, and Traveller, as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By.

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chelleydee33, August 4, 2012 (view all comments by chelleydee33)
The interactions and relationships between the rabbits drew me in immediately. I put off reading this book for a long time because I thought I'd be let down from all the build up; but, I was not let down at all. It's a quick read.
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Elliott, February 1, 2011 (view all comments by Elliott)
This was one of those classic books that had somehow escaped me having read it in school but I kept seeing it pop up different places and decided to finally read it. And boy am I glad I did! This is an amazing story that Richard Adams made up for his daughters while on a road trip. How incredible is that? My dad certainly never did or maybe my sister and I would have enjoyed road trips more. I'm amazed at how intricate these stories within a story are, especially with all of its rich mythology for the rabbits.
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Jacob Pearson, January 16, 2011 (view all comments by Jacob Pearson)
A fantastic read, one of the best books that i've come across! Highly recommended, couldn't put it down after I started it. You'll enjoy it without a doubt!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780743277709
Author:
Adams, Richard
Publisher:
Scribner Book Company
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Rabbits
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Adventure fiction
Subject:
Fantasy fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
rabbits; bunnies; classic; John Hurt; England; English; Aenied; Virgil; Carnegie Medal; Guardian Prize; Art Garfunkel; Stephen Fry; Gemini Award; family of rabbits; epic; anthropomorphic; Brian Jacques; New York Times bestseller; rabbits in danger; Hazel;
Subject:
rabbits; bunnies; classic; John Hurt; England; English; Aenied; Virgil; Carnegie Medal; Guardian Prize; Art Garfunkel; Stephen Fry; Gemini Award; family of rabbits; epic; anthropomorphic; Brian Jacques; New York Times bestseller; rabbits in danger; Hazel;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
November 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 x 1 in 12.845 oz

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Product details 496 pages Scribner Book Company - English 9780743277709 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Bunnies, community, fantasy, adventure, danger — a classic pick for anyone who likes Brian Jacques, C. S. Lewis, or Erin Hunter.

"Staff Pick" by ,

A heart-rending narrative about displacement and the struggle to define "home" disguised as cute animal story. A favorite across the world for generations of readers, and for good reason. Bring a hankie.

"Review" by , "Spellbinding....Marvelous....A taut tale of suspense, hot pursuit and derring-do."
"Review" by , "A classic....A great book."
"Review" by , "Quite marvelous....A powerful new vision of the great chain of being."
"Synopsis" by , The phenomenal world seller for over 30 years returns to its original publishing home in a beautiful new edition.
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