Memphis Reads – Richard Adams 1920 – 2016

Author Obit

Photo of novelist Richard Adams.

*Adams photo credit: “The novelist Richard Adams in 1974. Credit Tom Smith/Daily Express/Hulton Archive, via Getty Images”

Richard Adams, British author best known for his 1972 novel, Watership Down, passed away at the age of 96 on December 24, 2016.

Requiescat in Pace – The Official website of Watership Down

Obituaries from the web:

Watership Down author Richard Adams dies aged 96BBC

“Watership Down” author diesCNN

Richard Adams, Whose Novel ‘Watership Down’ Became a Phenomenon, dies at 96The New York Times


Suggested title from the library catalog:

The Day Gone By: an autobiography by Richard Adams

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