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Moby-Dick or, The Whale

Moby-Dick or, The Whale
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10 years, 9 months ago at Feb 11 13:49
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The classic whaling tale.

Everybody knows how the storyline goes, but few know of how delightful the book actually is to read. I picked this up when going through a phase of loving anything nautical and I felt I owed it to myself to read a real classic. I'm glad I did, because at the very least I felt a great feeling of accomplishment once I was finished. I was somewhat shocked to s... read more
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Manufacturer: Penguin Classics
Release date: 31 December 2002
ISBN-10 : 0142437247 | ISBN-13: 9780142437247
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"Like the whale itself, this book's sheer size is scary. And its reputation: the Leviathan of American literature! But crack open the first chapter (no CliffsNotes!) and you may be surprised by how fun it is to listen to the warm, chatty voice of Melville's narrator, Ishmael—and how fascinating it is to spend time in the lost world of Pequod, with its colorful crew: Starbucks, Flask, and, of course, the tattooed harpooner Queequeg, whom Melville describes as "George Washington cannibalistically"


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