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Watership Down


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Appears on 16 lists in total.
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A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty 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 ban...

  • Author: Richard Adams
  • Publish Date: 2005-11-01
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    3 out of 12 people found this review helpful
    By: Anonymous
    2013-06-21 02:42:54

    do the rabbits experience pain or die ? I can't read if there's any animal suffering.

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    By: Anonymous
    2014-04-26 08:35:23

    Yes, there is a lot of death and some pain but not because of humans

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    By: Anonymous
    2013-08-04 04:33:51

    Sorry for this nitpicky correction: it's not a farmer that destroys the Sandleford warren, but a property developer. Human greed.

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    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful
    By: timt
    2013-08-25 07:19:10

    Lovable, great, an unforgettable adventure. A true epic fantasy, the best of animal fantasy.

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