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Moby Dick: Or, the Whale (Penguin Popular Classics) - Herman Melville
Moby Dick: Or, the Whale (Penguin Popular Classics)
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Tells the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopaedia of whaling lore and legend, this book can be seen as part of its author's lifelong... show more
Tells the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopaedia of whaling lore and legend, this book can be seen as part of its author's lifelong meditation on America.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140620627 (0140620621)
ASIN: 0140620621
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 544
Edition language: English
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5.0 Shakespeare's Excessiveness: "Moby-Dick" by Herman Melville
(Original Review, 1981-02-10)This is a book that knows how excessive it is being.It took me three times through it to realize that it's the greatest novel in the English language. Of course it has everything wrong with it: the digressions, the ludicrous attempt to out-Shakespeare Shakespeare, the pr...
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