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Questions tagged [watership-down]

For questions about Watership Down, the novel by Richard Adams. Use in conjunction with [richard-adams].

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Is Doctor Adams a self-insertion in Watership Down?

In chapter 48, "Dea ex Machina", of Watership Down, we meet Doctor Adams. Watership Down is of course written by Richard Adams. Is there any indication besides the surname that this character is a ...
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Why is it called Watership Down?

I am an American, so to me the title "Watership Down" sounds like it is about a boat that is underwater, either a submarine or a sunken surface ship. I now understand that a down is a term for a hill ...
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What is the foundation of the religion in Watership Down?

In Watership Down, El-ahrairah is essentailly the father of all rabbits. Who interacts with Prince Rainbow who seems to be a god. From where do the religious history and/or deities in the story ...