Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Moby Dick

byHerman Melville, Helmut Langer

Kobo ebook | August 15, 2014 | German

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Unter dem finsteren Kapitän Ahab kreuzt eine gemischte Mannschaft rauer Walfänger auf ihrem unheimlichen Schiff über die vier Weltmeere. Sie jagen den weißen Wal, den die Seeleute Moby Dick nennen. Moby Dick hat dem Kapitän ein Bein vom Körper gerissen, und nun verfolgt dieser den weißen Wal mit tödlichem Hass. Aber Kapitän Ahab und seine Mannschaft können ihrem Schicksal nicht entkommen - Moby Dick vernichtet sie und triumphiert. E-Book mit Inhaltsverzeichnis (Hyperlinks). Es handelt sich um eine aktualisierte Auflage! (14. Februar 2016)
Title:Moby DickFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 15, 2014Publisher:Der DrehbuchverlagLanguage:German

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ISBN - 10:3990429175

ISBN - 13:9783990429174

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Moby Dick by Herman Melville, Irene Hirsch There, there. Stop your crying. You didn’t like Herman Melville’s Moby Dick? You didn't even finish it? I’m here to tell you, that’s okay. You’re still a good person. You will still be invited to Thanksgiving dinner. You won’t be arrested, incarcerated, or exiled. You will not be shunned (except by English majors; they will shun you). Your family and friends will still love you (or at least stand you). Your dog will still be loyal (your cat, though, will remain indifferent). Any book with that passage, and thousands of passages just like it, can never get five stars from me. It's just that any enjoyment or satisfaction I got out of the book was overshadowed by the tedious, largely pointless stretches of encylopedic descriptions about the whaling industry. Melville strikes me as one of those people who would corner you at a party and talk incessantly about whaling, whaling ships, whales, whale diet, whale etymology, whale zoology, whale blubber, whale delacies, whale migration, whale oil, whale biology, whale ecology, whale meat, whale skinning, and every other possible topic about whales so that you'd finally have to pretend to have to go to the bathroom just to get away from the crazy old man.
Date published: 2018-04-26