A visually enhanced trade edition of the top-selling modern classic follows the survival tale of a group of wild rabbits who are forced to flee their doomed warren and find a safe place to live in the face of brutal challenges, an adventure that explores metaphorical themes about environmentalism and social oppression. Original. 60,000 first printing.
An allegorical tale of survival about a band of wild rabbits who leave their ancestral home to build a more humane society chronicles their adventures as they search for a safe place to establish a new warren where they can live in peace.
Simon and Schuster
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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