Book :: Watership Down

Watership Down
By: Richard Adams
Pages: 494
Published: Nov 1st, 1972
Genre(s): Fantasy
Young Adult
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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...

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Polilla-Lynn Polilla-Lynn

I thoroughly enjoyed this story on Audible. It was very well performed by Ralph Cosham, with different voices and just-right presentation. The story is not what I expected the novel to be about but it was very enjoyable and kept my attention throughout.

Oct 14th, 2019

Fede Fede

Mar 11th, 2018

forline forline

I didn't read this when everyone else read this--I just was not interested in reading it...a bunch of animals??? Silly! Well, I was wrong. I loved this--really loved it and I missed out on fond memories for 40 years!

Jan 4th, 2018

Portia Portia

Mar 13th, 2017

bryanoz bryanoz

Jun 25th, 2015

dkbunnell dkbunnell

I loved this book and was totally swept away into the world of rabbits.

Feb 25th, 2015

jwk jwk

Love this book.

Dec 12th, 2014

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May 26th, 2014

laros76 laros76

Mar 19th, 2014

gibfam3 gibfam3

This is an awesome book. If you like Sci-fi or Fantasy you should also give it a try.

Sep 29th, 2013

rconawa rconawa

A wonderful tale of sense and survival written with a rabbit as the main character. You will love this book.

Mar 25th, 2013

Watership Down appears on these lists...

94th on Books You Can't Live Without by The Guardian

42nd on The Big Read by BBC

40th on Books of the Century by Waterstone

44th on 100 Books of the Past Century by Koen Books

60th on Top 100 Books by Harvard Book Store