"Richard George Adams" is an English novelist who is known as the author of Watership Down. He studied modern history at university before serving in the British Army during World War II. Afterward 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. He is now semi-retired.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous clergy! More Richard Adams on Wikipedia.