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A truly epic (used in the actual sense, not the modern sense) book by Richard Adams about of a group of semi-anthropomorphic rabbits who make their way across the English countryside in search of a new home. Though built on a simple concept, it is a grand tale of adventure, full of dynamic characters, intense action, suspense, mythology and mystery.

And it's not just a kid's book. Read it, you'll fall in love with the story of Hazel, Fiver, Bigwig, Blackberry, Dandelion, and El-ahrairah.
(At library)
Jerky teenage boy: This place blows, lets go!
Librarian: Here, read this book, it's about rabbits.
Boy: Sounds gay, but whatever....
(One week later)
Boy: Holy shit, that book is f**king amazing!

"Wisdom is found on the desolate hillside, where none come to feed." -Lord Frith, Watership Down
by thedoctor700 May 02, 2011
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A book about rabbits, written by Richard Adams in 1972. Your teachers will tell you that there is an underlying theme concerning the continuous struggle between tyranny and freedom, but no, it's really just about rabbits.
What book are you reading?
Watership Down.
Oh yeah, I read that. The moral of the story is that rabbits like carrots.
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