The Piazza Tales by Herman Melville

The Piazza Tales

byHerman Melville

Kobo ebook | June 11, 2013

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The Piazza Tales is a collection of short stories by Herman Melville, which he published with Dix and Edwards in 1856 in the United States. A British edition followed shortly afterward. Except for the title story, "The Piazza," all of the stories had appeared in Putnam's Monthly over the years before. It was the only such collection published during Melville's lifetime. Originally, Melville had intended to entitle the volume Benito Cereno and Other Sketches, but it was The Encantadas, his sketches of the Galápagos Islands, that garnered the most attention from critics. Even though The Piazza Tales received largely favorable reviews, it did not sell well enough to get Melville out of his financial straits.

Title:The Piazza TalesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 11, 2013Publisher:Cricket House BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1625001312

ISBN - 13:9781625001313