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Subject: Writer Richard Adams was born 100 years ago today (died 2016)


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Wrote "Watership Down" & "The Plague Dogs"
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Richard George Adams (9 May 1920 24 December 2016) was an English novelist and writer of the books Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs. He studied modern history at university before serving in the British Army during World War II. Afterwards, he completed his studies, and then joined the British Civil Service. In 1974, two years after Watership Down was published, Adams became a full-time author.

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