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Richard Adams


(Richard George Adams)
UK flag (1920 - 2016)

Richard Adams was born in Berkshire, England, in 1920, and studied history at Bradfield and Worcester College, Oxford. He was the author of nineteen books, including the bestselling and award-winning Watership Down, his first book.

Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Fantasy
 
Series
Beklan Empire
   1. Shardik (1974)
   2. Maia (1984)
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Anthologies edited
   Sinister and Unnatural Stories (1978)
     aka Sinister And Supernatural Stories
   Richard Adams's Favourite Animal Stories (1981)
   Grimm's Fairy Tales (1981)
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Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Richard Adams
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Short stories
Back of the Moon (1980)
The Blind Boy and His Dog (1980)
Crab (1980)
The Crimson Parrot (1980)
The Crow and the Daylight (1980)
The Giant Eel (1980)
How Long Will You Live? (1980)
A Hundred Times (1980)
The Iron Wolf [short story] (1980)
The Language of Animals (1980)
Mice in the Corn (1980)
The Moddey Dhoo (1980)
The Nightingale (1980)
Prince Meerzat Istvan and the Horse of Dust and Thunder (1980)
The Robin (1980)
The Rocks of Korsan (1980)
Stan Bolovan and the Dragon (1980)
The Woodpecker (1980)
The Bommie and the Drop-Off (1995)


Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book winner (1973) : Watership Down
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature Best Book nominee (1975) : Watership Down