Watership Down

David Parkins, Richard Adams

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Great for age

The story follows a warren of Berkshire rabbits fleeing the destruction of their home by a land developer. As they search for a safe haven, skirting danger at every turn, we become acquainted with the band and its compelling culture and mythos. 

Richard Adams' bunny-centric epic rarely fails to win the love and respect of anyone who reads it, regardless of age. Like most great novels, Watership Down is a rich story that can be read (and reread) on many different levels. The book is often praised as an allegory, but it's equally praiseworthy as just a corking good adventure.

 

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Watership Down
This is a story about a group of rabbits in search of a home. Fiver has a gift - he can sense danger. Unable to convince the Chief Rabbit, Fiver leaves the warren with a group of rabbits in search of a safer home. Along the way they are tempted to join another warren - where food is plentiful - but on discovering the catch (food = snares) they leave in search of a better place. At Watership Down they establish their own warren but realise they need some girl rabbits for the colony to survive. A nearby warren has females, but a battle ensues with the established bucks. Eventually all is sorted and the two sides build a third warren between their camps and fill it with rabbits from both warrens.

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