Born in Berkshire in 1920, Adams studied history at Bradfield & Worcester College, before serving in WW2. After the war He joined the civil service in 1948 and retired in 1974 to pursue a full time writing career.
Biblography:Watership Down 1965
The Tyger Voyage 1976
The Ships Cat1977
The Plague Dogs 1977
He died on December 24, 2016 at the age of 96.