The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
Publish date: February 22nd 2010
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
Philip Hoare walks a fine line in this book between natural history and personal narrative, with a big dose of Melville and Moby Dick. I wanted a few more scientific details now and then, but overall, I really enjoyed his ruminations on whales, and our relationship with whales. He examines how they ...