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Moby Dick, or, The whale

Author: Herman Melville; Jay Parini
Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, U.K. : Oneworld Classics, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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One of the great American novels, if not even the greatest, Moby Dick epically combines rip-roaring adventure, a meticulously realistic portrayal of the whaling trade and a profound philosophical  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Adventure fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Jay Parini
ISBN: 9781847491831 1847491839
OCLC Number: 706028775
Description: xiv, 651 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Contains a wealth of extra material, including plates and an apparatus focusing on the life and works of Herman Melville.
Other Titles: Moby Dick
Whale
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; [with an introduction by Jay Parini].

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'Strange, original and gripping.' William Somerset Maugham 'The infinite novel. Page after page the text grows in immensity, until it encompasses the whole cosmos.' Jorge Luis Borges

 
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