Clare and Hannah continue to dive down the rabbit hole and talk about Richard Adam's beloved 1972 adventure novel Watership Down. In Part 2 of this discussion, we talk about the qualities of a great leader: trusting your followers, offering peace to hostile neighbors, and saving the lives of random mice.
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Updates: This 2-part series was produced in October and November of 2021. Since then, there have been a couple Watership Down-related developments:
In September of 2022, fans of Watership Down celebrated the 50th anniversary of the book's publication at the "Watership Down at 50" Conference. Speakers included Rosamond Mahony, the younger daughter of Richard Adams. The program talks look fascinating! The keynote addresses were recorded.
As of October 2023, a graphic novel version of Watership Down is available!
If you'd like to enjoy your own copy of Adams's original novel, the new graphic novel, or the story collection Tales from Watership Down, please consider purchasing from Clare's Bookshop.org store. This is an affiliate link--you'll get a discount on your purchase and Bookshop.org will send us a small commission on the sale. Thank you for your support!
Intro and outro music (“Splanchnics Riff)” composed and performed by Clare T. Walker.