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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Richmond : Alma Classics, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When the young Ishmael gets on board Captain Ahab's whaling ship, little does he suspect that the mission on which he is about to embark is the fulfilment of his master's obsessive desire for revenge on Moby Dick, a white whale who has already claimed countless human victims and destroyed many fleets.
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville
ISBN: 9781847492746 1847492746
OCLC Number: 824183264
Description: xiv, 651 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; foreword by Jay Parini.

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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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"One of the strangest and most wonderful books in the world." - D.H. Lawrence</p>"Strange, original and gripping." - William Somerset Maugham</p>

 
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