Shardik

Shardik by Richard Adams

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Richard George Adams (born May 9, 1920, Newbury, Berkshire - December 24, 2016) is an English writer. Biography In 1940-1946 R.

Adams served in the British army; participant of the Second World War. In 1948 he entered Oxford University, where he studied modern history and literature. Between 1948 and 1974, he worked as an official in the Ministry of Local Government (which later became the Ministry of the Environment). Following the publication of his bestselling books The Hills and Shardik, R.

Adams left his ministry job, became a professional writer, and moved to the Isle of Man (due to the more favorable taxation there). R.

Adams is President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; running for election as an independent conservative candidate, Adams advocated a ban on fox hunting in England and for animal rights. Talking about the history of the creation of his first famous novel, R.

Adams says that it arose from the stories about rabbits, composed and...

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Richard George Adams (born May 9, 1920, Newbury, Berkshire - December 24, 2016) is an English writer. Biography In 1940-1946 R. Adams served in the British army; participant of the Second World War. In 1948 he entered Oxford University, where he studied modern history and literature. Between 1948 and 1974, he worked as an official in the Ministry of Local Government (which later became the Ministry of the Environment). Following the publication of his bestselling books The Hills and Shardik, R. Adams left his ministry job, became a professional writer, and moved to the Isle of Man (due to the more favorable taxation there). R. Adams is President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; running for election as an independent conservative candidate, Adams advocated a ban on fox hunting in England and for animal rights. Talking about the history of the creation of his first famous novel, R. Adams says that it arose from the stories about rabbits, composed and told by him to their daughters Juliet and Rosamund during their frequent weekend trips from their London apartment "out into the countryside" to a small house on Hills, southwest of the British capital. At first, they were composed and narrated on the fly, later R. Adams began to write them down. Until his death, Richard lived with his wife Elizabeth in Whitechurch, near Adams` hometown. Novels, storybooks # 1972 Watership Down # # 1974 Shardik # # 1976 The Tiger Woyager # # 1977 The Plague Dogs # # 1980 The Girl in a Swing) # # 1980 The Iron Wolf and others Stories # # 1982 The Legend of Te Tuna # # 1984 Maia # # 1986 Hillside News ( collection of stories) (Tales from Watership Down) # # 1988 Traveler # # 1999 The Outlandish Knight # 2006 Daniel In 1979, based on the novel by R. Adams The Inhabitants of the Hills, an animated film The Most Dangerous Journey ( in the Russian box office under the name Ship Hill), nominated and won several prestigious international awards.