Series: Watership Down Book 1
Genre: Adult Fiction
Length: 478 pages
Audiobook Length: 17 hours and 31 minutes
First Published: 1972
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 friends, 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.
Quotes from Watership Down
You know how you let yourself think that everything will be all right if you can only get to a certain place or do a certain thing. But when you get there you find it’s not that simple.
A thing can be true and still be desperate folly.
You’re trying to eat grass that isn’t there. Why don’t you give it a chance to grow?
Animals don’t behave like men. If they have to fight, they fight; and if they have to kill they kill. But they don’t sit down and set their wits to work to devise ways of spoiling other creatures’ lives and hurting them.