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Watership Down

Classic Gift Edition with Ribbon Marker

Richard Adams


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. 

With a new four-part BBC adaptation planned for Christmas 2018, in collaboration with Netflix and voiced by stars including John Boyega, Rosamund Pike, Olivia Colman and James McAvoy, this beautiful new heritage edition will be treasured by children for years to come. Design features of this classic edition include gold foil, head and tail bands and a beautiful gold ribbon, making this the ideal gift for Christmas and beyond.

  • Publication date: October 4, 2018
  • ISBN: 9781786070272
  • RRP: £15.99
  • Pages: 528


‘Stunning, compulsive reading.’ 

Sunday Times

‘A whole world is created, perfectly real in itself, yet constituting a deep incidental comment on human affairs.’


‘Beautifully written and intensely moving... the work of an extraordinary imagination.’ 

Sunday Telegraph

‘Spellbinding... A taut tale of suspense, hot pursuit and derring-do.’ 

Chicago Tribune

‘A classic... A great book.’ 

Los Angeles Times

‘Quite marvelous... A powerful new vision of the great chain of being.’ 

New York Times Book Review

‘What a relief to read of characters who have honor and courage and dignity, who will risk their lives for others, whose love for their families and friends and community is enduring and effective.’

New York Review of Books

‘A classic yarn of discovery and struggle.’ 

New York Times

Richard Adams

Richard Adams (1920-2016) studied history at Worcester College, Oxford before and after the Second World War. He was the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling and award-winning Watership Down, his first book (the illustrated edition of which was published by Oneworld Modern Classics, 2014). Two of his books, Watership Down and Shardik, were listed in the Sunday Times top 100 bestselling books of the last forty years.

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