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Subject: A classic gem
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 12:32 PM ET
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I received the 1975 book Watership Down as a freebie with one of my orders.  That book sat on my parents' bookshelf since the year it came out and I never read it.  I am finally reading it now, and it is wonderful. 

Lately, it seems that I am always reading the latest hyped-up book, but, for some reason, they never live up to their reputations.  Watership Down may not be fashionable reading, but it is beautifully written, heartwarming, suspenseful, and just plain fun.  I recommend it!

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 12:53 PM ET
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Nicole,

If you like the style of Watership Down, Look into the Redwall series by Brian Jacques!

 

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 5:23 PM ET
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Nicole -

That was always one of my favorite books! I'm always glad to hear when someone else enjoys it as much as I did.

Date Posted: 10/15/2007 9:32 PM ET
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I adore Watership Down. It is one of my most favorites. It's one I can read over and over.

Date Posted: 10/16/2007 5:11 PM ET
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I loved Watership Down!

Date Posted: 10/17/2007 12:55 AM ET
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OK, now you've got me wanting to reread it, too!  Hooray for Watership Down!

~Jori

Date Posted: 10/17/2007 1:17 AM ET
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You should also read the sequel "Tales From Watership Down." :)
Date Posted: 10/17/2007 8:32 AM ET
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Love that book. In the 1970's they made an animated film from the book. I have a few of the cels from it.