Tales from Watership Down

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Hutchinson, 1996 - 198 ページ
Traditional folks stories - the adventures of El-ahrairah, the mythical rabbit hero, Rabscuttle his friend and their journey home and encounters with the Black Rabbit of Inle. Stories about Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig and their friends including the obsessive doe Flyairth and Hyzenthlay the Chief Rabbit.

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I found the first section, apparently common rabbit folk tales, unimpressive. It was like reading clumsy fan fiction. The second section, a longer story about the adventures of El-ahrairah, was better ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - LKChapman - LibraryThing

I am a massive fan of Watership Down, which I’ve read countless times both as a child and an adult, so when I discovered only recently that this book existed I had to read it and I wasn’t disappointed ... レビュー全文を読む

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The Sense of Smell
3
Tales from Watership Down
4
The Story of the Three Cows
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著者について (1996)

Richard Adams was born in Bershire, England in 1920. He studied history at Bradfield and Worcester College, Oxford before serving in World War II. After the war, Adams joined the Civil Service, where he put into action the Clean Air Act and the Thames Barrage, and from which he retired in 1974 to devote himself full-time to writing. The idea for his novel 'Watership Down' came to him during a long car ride when he needed a story to entertain his children. The book went on the receive both the Carnegie medal and the Guardian award for children's fiction in 1972. Watership Down was rejected seven times before finally being accepted by Rex Collings. It was originally published in a first edition of 2,500 in 1972, but progressed to large sales. With American publication it became an adult and world-wide bestseller, selling over a million copies in record time. After Watership Down appeared in the US, Adams became in demand as a writer-in-residence. Her spent several years at American universities. There have been excerpts of Watership Down read on B.B.C. radio, an animated film, a musical version, a dramatic performance in Regent's Park and a children's television series. Adams has produced six major novels, together with several collections of short stories, travel writing, poetry and works on natural history. He has been president of the R.S.P.C.A.. He has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

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