Books: Bunny Hugs

THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE RABBIT by R.M. LOCKLEY 152 pages. Macmillan. $6.95.

The rabbit has a charming face; Its private life is a disgrace. I really dare not name to you The awful things that rabbits do. With this barking doggerel in view, Richard Adams created Water ship Down. That bestselling odyssey of a colony of migrating conies is very much like the adventures of prep school lads dressed up in fur costumes. Only occasionally do the principals seem to act as if they really had long ears and cottontails—and at those junctures...

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