Watership Down by Richard Adams

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 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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  • Fiona D.

    Good to read it again after all these years.

    2 · December 23

  • Bobby

    Read it for the first time. Glad it was picked. Reminds me of meerkat manor...

    December 19

    • Cindy A.

      Yes, this was a great read. Enjoy the discussion on Sunday.

      December 20

    • Bobby

      Thanks Cindy. Merry Christmas.

      December 20

  • Cindy A.

    I am sure this will be a great discussion. I loved the book and enjoyed the rabbit adventures. I wish I could be there. Happy Holidays to everyone!

    December 20

  • Jason F. C.

    I am so fond of this book, but maybe for more nostalgic reasons than substance. Still, it should be a great meeting!

    1 · October 21

    • Nancy K.

      I have that same feeling about The Wind in the Willows. I remember it being the BEST thing ever, and then I read it with Steph a few years back and thought, hmmmm. I think there is a bit of substance to Watership Down though. And it should definitely be a good meeting.

      October 21

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