Pride, Prejudice and Moby Dick

Pride, Prejudice and Moby Dick

by Wayne Josephson, Jane Austen, Herman Melville
     
 
When a hurricane sinks the pleasure ship carrying the ladies and gentlemen of Pride and Prejudice, they are rescued by the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the brooding Captain Ahab. They find themselves on a hilarious voyage to the Pacific to chase the white whale, Moby Dick. Mr. Darcy’s pride is greatly humbled as he rows a harpoon boat and shares a hammock

Overview

When a hurricane sinks the pleasure ship carrying the ladies and gentlemen of Pride and Prejudice, they are rescued by the whaling ship Pequod, commanded by the brooding Captain Ahab. They find themselves on a hilarious voyage to the Pacific to chase the white whale, Moby Dick. Mr. Darcy’s pride is greatly humbled as he rows a harpoon boat and shares a hammock with a cannibal. In the end, romance wins out over the perils of whaling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012446114
Publisher:
Chadwick Publishing
Publication date:
05/18/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
285 KB

Meet the Author

Wayne Josephson is the author of five Readable Classics, a series that gently edits great works of literature as study aid for students and to make the classics more accessible to modern readers. His books include Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, and The Odyssey. He is also the author of a humorous mashup of Jane Austen's classic, Emma and the Vampires.

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