In this epic fantasy, which includes an invented rabbit language, culture, and mythology, Fiver, one of the main characters, has visions of impending danger. Accompanied by other discontented rabbits, he leaves to find a new home. Along the way, the hearty group encounters other rabbit societies, some are friendly, and some not. This novel is intriguing for students, as it shows them the myth-building process.
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