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Tales from Watership Down

Tales from Watership Down

9 - 12 J.
BuchKartoniert, Paperback
288 Seiten
Englisch
Random House N.Y.erschienen am01.07.2012
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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,...mehr
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KlappentextHere 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.
Zusatztext"Utterly captivating." -People 
 
"A return to the rabbit world so memorably conjured by Richard Adams in Watership Down. . . . Affectionate, compelling, and oddly convincing." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer
  
"An exercise in enchantment. . . . Adams is a master of characterization and description-and his rabbit vocabulary is priceless. . . . Tales From Watership Down is the sort of work that can transport the reader to a parallel existence." -The Baltimore Sun
 
"It's grand to see Mr. Adams's characters again." -The New York Times Book Review
"Lyrically written. . . . This will be a sure hit with all those who have loved the first book." -Booklist
Details
ISBN978-0-307-95019-2
ProduktartBuch
Einbandart / SetinhaltKartoniert, Paperback
Verlag/Label
Erscheinungsjahr2012
Erscheinungsdatum01.07.2012
Seiten288 Seiten
SpracheEnglisch
Artikel-Nr.15143999
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GenreFiction

Inhalt/Kritik

Leseprobe1. The Sense of Smell
 
 
"…noses have they, but they smell not."
-Psalm 115
 
 
"Who dares wins."
-Motto of the special air service
 
 
 
 
"Tell us a story, Dandelion!"
 
It was a fine May evening of the spring following the defeat of General Woundwort and the Efrafans on Watership Down. Hazel and several of his veterans-those who had been with him ever since leaving Sandalford-were lying on the warm turf,
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Autor

Richard Adams is the author of many bestselling novels, including Watership Down (1974), Shardik (1976), The Plague Dogs (1978), The Girl in a Swing (1980), Maia (1985), and Traveller (1988), as well as several works of nonfiction, including his autobiographical The Day Gone By (1991). The winner of the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for Children's Literature, he currently lives in Hampshire, England.

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