Tales from Watership Down
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 2011/11/23 - 288 ページ
Here is the enchanting sequel to the beloved classic Watership Down, which introduced millions of readers to an extraordinary world of rabbits—including Fiver, Hazel, Bigwig, Dandelion, and the legendary hero El-ahrairah. Tales From Watership Down returns to these unforgettable characters, and also presents new heroes as they struggle to survive the cruelties of nature and the shortsighted selfishness of humankind, embark on new adventures, and recount traditional stories of rabbit mythology, charming us once again with imagination, heart, and wonder. A spellbinding book of courage and survival, these tales are an exciting invitation to come home to a beloved world.
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Richard Adams. There was a time (said Dandelion), long ago, when rabbits had
no sense of smell. They lived as they do now, but to have no sense of smell was
a terrible disadvantage. Half the pleasure of a summer morning was lost to them,
“But can't you smell your way? We all can.” El-ahrairah was about to answer that
he had no sense of smell, but then he remembered Prince Rainbow's warning.
So he said, “I'm afraid the smells are all different here. They only confuse me.
“Why, by the smell, of course. The whole country's soaked in the smell of the Ilips.
Do you mean to say you can't smell it at all?” “No,” said El-ahrairah. “I can't.” “Well
, now I know you've got no sense of smell. I should stay like that, if I were you.
El-ahrairah spoke to them about his people, of their strength and speed and
cunning, and of how they lacked only one faculty to make them rivals of all other
animals— namely, the Sense of Smell. When he had finished speaking, he could
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LibraryThing Reviewユーザー レビュー - Griffin22 - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing Review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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