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Moby Dick

Author: Sebastian Armesto; Herman Melville; simple8 (Theatre company),
Publisher: London : Oberon Books, 2013.
Series: Oberon modern plays.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Drama : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nantucket.1851. Centre of a whaling industry that transformed blubber into the oils and candles that lit the world. It's there that a schoolmaster called Ishmael arrives to ship on a whale-boat. He enrols under Ahab, Captain of the Pequod -- a man bent on destroying the white whale that lost him his leg. Certain the destruction of his nemesis will slake his thirst; Ahab's single-minded pursuit of Moby-Dick consumes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Adaptations
Drama
English drama
Named Person: Herman Melville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sebastian Armesto; Herman Melville; simple8 (Theatre company),
ISBN: 9781849435109 1849435103
OCLC Number: 845280913
Description: 86 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Oberon modern plays.
Responsibility: a new play adapted from Herman Melville's novel by Sebastian Armesto in association with simple8.

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An innovative stage version of the classic American novel, ideal for student and amateur theatre groups.  Read more...

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"'Armesto makes an impressive job of boiling down the sprawling tale of 19th-century whale hunting, groaning with endless digressions, to its essence...a taut and ripping sea yarn - which Read more...

 
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