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Richard Adams

English novelist best known as the author of Watership Down

1920   -   2016

genre: fantasy
country of citizenship: United Kingdom
educated at: Worcester College, Bradfield College, Horris Hill School
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, author, science fiction writer, children's writer
award received: Carnegie Medal, Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Morning Program, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature

Richard George Adams (9 May 1920 – 24 December 2016) was an English novelist and writer of the books Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs. He studied modern history at university before serving in the British Army during World War II. Afterwards, he completed his studies, and then joined the British Civil Service. In 1974, two years after Watership Down was published, Adams became a full-time author.
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works

7

Tales from Watership Down

collection of nineteen short stories by Richard Adams

author: Richard Adams
illustrator: John Lawrence

1996

The Plague Dogs

novel by Richard Adams

author: Richard Adams
illustrator: Alfred Wainwright

1977

Watership Down

novel by Richard Adams

author: Richard Adams

1972

The Girl in a Swing

novel by Richard Adams

author: Richard Adams

1980

Traveller

novel by Richard Adams

author: Richard Adams

1988

Ruohometsän kansa

author: Richard Adams

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