Adams, Richard Shardik

ISBN 13: 9780140040999


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His pelt singed and burnt by the forest fire, Lord Shardik the bear stumbles towards Ortelga, the land of his people. His wounds are dressed by the priestess-healer and he is again recognized as a divine power. By the author of "Watership Down".

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'Shardik is a powerful work, dipping deep into old forms – allegory, epic, myth – resonating in the caverns of the readers' unconscious... It is an exciting story, the adventures compelling.'

(Los Angeles Times)

'Grips with suspense, haunts with mystery... a memorable work, not to be read once only but to be reread as loved books are... a human saga.'

(Wall Street Journal)

'Shardik is my masterpiece'

(Richard Adams)

'Riveting reading.'

( Daily Mail)

'Striking enough to confirm Richard Adams as one of the most talented descriptive writers to emerge in this country for years.'

( The Times)

'Recalls the imaginative scale of Lord of the Rings.'

( Financial Times)

‘A story told with conviction and creative zest’ 

( Guardian)

About the Author:

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

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Adams, Richard
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ISBN 10: 0140040994 ISBN 13: 9780140040999
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