Man Down: Richard Adams, Author of Watership Down, Fills the Novelist Role for 2016’s Death Toll

The name Richard Adams doesn’t generally come up in conversation unless you’re either 1) in Britain or British or 2) talking about Watership Down, a landmark novel released in 1972 that bears with it a similarly nadsat-esque language called lapine–communicated specifically between rabbits. That’s right, rabbits. Anthropomorphized for the sake of the book’s allegorical nature, Adams’ debut explores the notion of the meaning of the … Continue reading Man Down: Richard Adams, Author of Watership Down, Fills the Novelist Role for 2016’s Death Toll