Watership Down: Classic Gift Edition with Ribbon Marker (Hardback)Richard Adams (author)
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Adams’ timeless parable of courage, survival and hope sings in this gorgeous collectible edition.
A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for over forty years, Richard Adams' spellbinding classic Watership Down is one of the best-loved novels of all time, and resonates just as vividly today as it did nearly half a century ago.
Sandleford Warren is in danger.
Hazel's younger brother Fiver is convinced that a great evil is about to befall the land, but no one will listen. And why would they when it is Spring and the grass is fat and succulent?
Together Hazel and Fiver and a few other brave rabbits secretly leave behind the safety and strictures of the warren and hop tentatively out into a vast and strange world. Chased by their former friends, hunted by dogs and foxes, avoiding farms and other human threats, but making new friends, Hazel and his fellow rabbits dream of a new life in the emerald embrace of Watership Down ...
Design features of this classic edition include gold foil, head and tail bands and a beautiful gold ribbon.
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Number of pages: 528
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 33 mm
'Stunning, compulsive reading.' - The Sunday Times
'A whole world is created, perfectly real in itself, yet constituting a deep incidental comment on human affairs.' - The Guardian
'Beautifully written and intensely moving... the work of an extraordinary imagination.' - The Sunday Telegraph
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“ gorgeous illustrated edition”
Well according to Richard Adams, the author of this novel, this is just a story about rabbits that was created to entertain his children in the car. He says there is no intentional allegorical meaning whatsoever. I... More
Yes, the title describes the book well. I already knew that this was a well-written book with a great story as I'd read it several times in the past. I bought this book because of its beautiful illustrations... More
I still love this book, and despite knowing what was coming, Hazel-rah meeting the black rabbit still had me crying. This is usually aimed at the 9-12 market, but works so wonderfully as an adult read. An absolute... More
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