Tales From Watership Down

Tales From Watership Down

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Baker & Taylor
The sequel to Watership Down chronicles the lives of the rabbits after their defeat of General Woundwort, from the exploits of El-ahrairah, the mythical rabbit hero, to the adventures of Hazen, Fiver, Bigwig, and their friends. 100,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
At last: twenty-four years after the publication of Watership Down - one of the century's best-loved works of imaginative literature - the superb storyteller Richard Adams reenters that unique and special world to tell us about the lives of the rabbits after their defeat of General Woundwort.
Tales from Watership Down begins with some of the great folk stories well known to all rabbits. Then we listen in as Dandelion, the rabbits' master storyteller, relates the thrilling adventures experienced by El-ahrairah, the mythical rabbit hero, and his stalwart, Rabscuttle, during the long journey home after their terrible encounter with the Black Rabbit of Inle (as narrated in Watership Down). Finally, in the principal part of the book, we are told eight enchanting stories about the rabbits of the Down - Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig, and their companions - including the impact on the warren of the obsessive doe Flyairth, and the appointment of Hyzenthlay as a female Chief Rabbit and partner to Hazel.

Baker
& Taylor

The sequel to "Watership Down" chronicles the lives of the rabbits after their defeat of General Woundwort, from the exploits of El-ahrairah, the mythical rabbit hero, to the adventures of Hazen, Fiver, Bigwig, and their friends

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1996
ISBN: 9780679451259
0679451250
9780380729340
0380729342
Branch Call Number: FIC Adams, R 1996
Characteristics: viii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm

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Always_a_MarySue
Aug 01, 2017

I LOVED Watership Down, but I didn't particularly care for this book. The first section is rabbits telling stories about El-ahrairah, but they didn't show his real cunning like they did in Watership Down. They also told about some of their adventures, which was kind of interesting. The second section tells about what happened to El-ahrairah after he met with the Black Rabbit of Inle. It had a depressing ending though. The third section was ok. It was full of several stories about the original rabbits from Watership Down. Sadly, Richard Adams did not write in the compelling style he used in his first book. Also, the stories were not connected very well and were not as intriguing as the original book. Overall, I would say it was an OK book but definitely not the best.

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kpelish
May 07, 2017

I liked the third section of the book the best: continuation of what happened to the brave rabbits and their community on Watership Down. Various rabbits tell additional fairy tales, some quite dark--I didn't find this section to be as well-written as the rest.

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Always_a_MarySue thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

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