|Real name:||Richard George Adams||Born:||09 May 1920 |
|When did Richard Adams die? / Died||24 December 2016|
|How many years did Richard Adams live? / Lived||96 years|
|Where was Richard Adams born?||Newbury, United Kingdom|
Who was Richard Adams? / Facts
- Best known for his novels Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs
- Awards - Carnegie Medal (1972), Guardian Prize (1973)
Watership Down (1972) is a children's book about some rabbits searching for a new home after their warren was destroyed. He told the story for the first time to his daughters on a road trip. It was a huge best seller
He was a World War II veteran
- Bradfield College
- Worcester College, Oxford - Modern History
- Horris Hill School
- The thinker dies, but his thoughts are beyond the reach of destruction. Men are mortal; but ideas are immortal.
- My heart has joined the thousand, for my friend stopped running today
- Many human beings say that they enjoy the winter, but what they really enjoy is feeling proof against it
- I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women
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Last update: 28 December 2016
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