Moby Dick (amazonclassics Edition)

August 22, 2017|
Moby Dick (amazonclassics Edition) by Herman Melville
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Featured title on PBS’s The Great American Read in 2018

Ignoring prophecies of doom, the seafarer Ishmael joins the crew of a whaling expedition that is an obsession for the ship’s captain, Ahab. Once maimed by the White Whale, Moby Dick, Ahab has set out on a voyage of revenge. With godlike ferocity, he surges into dangerous waters—immune to the madness of his vision, refusing to be bested by the forces of nature.

An exhilarating whaling yarn, an apocalyptic theodicy, a tragic confessional, and a profound allegory, Moby Dick encompasses all that it means to be human—from the physical and metaphysical to the spiritual and emotional. Full of strange wisdom and wild digressive energy, it’s a singular literary performance universally regarded as one of the great American novels.

Revised edition: Previously published as Moby Dick, this edition of Moby Dick (AmazonClassics Edition) includes editorial revisions.

Born in New York City, Herman Melville (1819–1891) was a schoolteacher, merchant vessel “green hand,” short-story writer, poet of the American Renaissance, and novelist best known for Typee, Billy Budd, and Moby Dick.The son of a modest dry-goods tradesman, Melville was mostly self-educated before embarking on a life as a sailor aboard...
Title:Moby Dick (amazonclassics Edition)
Product dimensions:668 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:668 pages, 8.2 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:August 22, 2017
Publisher:Amazon Publishing
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781542049054

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