November 3, 2016|
Moby-dick by Herman Melville
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Herman Melville''s classic American novel On board the whaling ship Pequod a crew of wise men and fools, renegades and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by a crazed captain hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. Melville transforms the little world of the whale-ship into a crucible where mankinds fears, faith and frailties are pitted against a relentless fate. Teeming with ideas and imagery, and with its extraordinary, compressed intensity sustained by mischievous irony and moments of exquisite beauty, Moby-Dick is both a great American epic and a most profoundly imaginative literary creation.

With an afterword by Nigel Cliff.
Herman Melville was born in 1819 in New York City. Melville worked at various jobs before shipping on the whaler Achshnet in 1841. The next year he deserted, traveled the South Seas and joined the US Navy. After three years he retired and started to write. His first two novels were fictionalized accounts of his travels. In 1847 Melvi...
Product dimensions:768 pages, 14.17 X 8.01 X 1.38 in
Shipping dimensions:768 pages, 14.17 X 8.01 X 1.38 in
Published:November 3, 2016
Publisher:Pan Macmillan
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509826643

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