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Herman Melville's Moby Dick [Unabridged Edition]
     

Herman Melville's Moby Dick [Unabridged Edition]

by Herman Melville
 
MOBY DICK is the story of Ishmael, a sailor on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the mysterious Captain Ahab. Ahab's obsession in life is hunting down and killing the white whale, Moby Dick, which Ahab pursues to the detriment of himself, his crew, and his ship. Ahab's single-mindedness reveals a profound meditation on society, nature, and the human struggle for

Overview

MOBY DICK is the story of Ishmael, a sailor on the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the mysterious Captain Ahab. Ahab's obsession in life is hunting down and killing the white whale, Moby Dick, which Ahab pursues to the detriment of himself, his crew, and his ship. Ahab's single-mindedness reveals a profound meditation on society, nature, and the human struggle for meaning, happiness, and salvation. Often considered the epitome of American Romanticism, the novel is now considered one of the greatest novels in the English language.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013203952
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
08/08/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,092,286
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was a bestselling American author, widely known for MOBY DICK. His popularity was brief during his lifetime, but a 20th century revival in Melville, along with the posthumous discovery of BILLY BUDD have ensured renewed interest in his works.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 1, 1819
Date of Death:
September 28, 1891
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Attended the Albany Academy in Albany, New York, until age 15

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