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The story began as tales that Richard Adams told his young daughters Juliet and Rosamond during long car journeys.
As he explained inhe "began Enchanting escape essay the story of the rabbits After some delay he began writing in the evenings and completed it 18 months later.
Macmillan USAthen a media giant, published the first U. When he and his brother Hazel fail to convince their chief rabbit of the need to evacuate, they set out on their own, accompanied by nine other rabbits who choose to go with them.
Once out in the world, the travelling group of rabbits finds itself following the leadership of Hazel, who, until now, has been just another unimportant member of the warren. The group travels far and through dangerous territory. They meet a rabbit named Cowslip, who invites them to join his warren.
When Bigwig is nearly killed in a snare, the group realize that the new warren is managed by a farmer who protects and feeds the rabbits, but also harvests a number of them for their meat and skins. The residents of the new warren are simply using Hazel and the others to increase their own odds of survival.
There they are soon reunited with Holly and Bluebell, who were with Bigwig in the Owsla.
Nuthanger Farm, Hampshire, England, in Although Watership Down is a peaceful habitat, Hazel realizes there are no does female rabbitsmaking the future of the warren certain to end with the inevitable death of the rabbits present. With the help of their useful new friend, a black-headed gull named Kehaar, they locate a nearby warren called Efrafa, which is overcrowded and has many does.
Hazel sends a small embassy, led by Holly, to Efrafa to present their request for does. Meanwhile, Hazel and Pipkin, the smallest member of the group, scout the nearby Nuthanger Farm, where they find two pairs of hutch rabbits. Despite their uncertainty about living wild, the hutch rabbits are willing to come to Watership.
Hazel leads a raid on the farm the next day, during which he rescues both does but only one of the bucks.
When the emissary returns soon after, Hazel and his rabbits learn that Efrafa is a police state led by the despotic General Woundwort.
Holly and the other rabbits dispatched there have managed to return with little more than their lives intact. Shortly thereafter, however, the Owsla of Efrafa, led by Woundwort himself arrives to attack the newly formed warren at Watership Down.
As the Efrafans flee in terror, Woundwort, despite being greatly wounded in his battle with Bigwig, refuses to back down and leaps at the dog.
His body is never found, and at least one of his former followers continues to believe in his survival. Hazel is nearly killed by a cat, but he is saved by the farm girl Lucy, the owner of the escaped hutch rabbits. Leaving his friends and no-longer-needed body behind, Hazel departs Watership Down with the spirit guide.
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