Waterschapsheuvel-author Richard Adams died
Richard Adams, the author of the book Watership Down (Waterschapsheuvel), died. The author was 96 years old.
The death of Adams is confirmed by his daughter, reported the BBC Tuesday.
Waterschapsheuvel (1972) is about the journey and the building of a new colony by a group of rabbits. Author Richard Adams based his story on the book and the life of The rabbit by R. M. Lockley, in which the daily life of rabbits is described.
About the book appeared in 1999, an animated series consisting of 39 episodes in three seasons. In 1978, it was already an animated film made of Watership Down.
Netflix and BBC are currently working together on a new animated series based on the book. It is intended that the series in 2017 will appear.