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Moby Dick. Or, the White Whale

Author: Herman Melville; Tom Quirk; Andrew Delbanco
Publisher: London : Penguin Books Ltd : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 1993.
Series: Penguin classics S.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New edView all editions and formats
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A story of the war between man and mammal, in which the author explores his obsessions with good and evil, love and solitude, speech and silence, using his technical knowledge of sailing and the sea to tell a story which is at once minutely realistic and powerfully symbolic.
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Genre/Form: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Tom Quirk; Andrew Delbanco
ISBN: 9780140390841 0140390847
OCLC Number: 851798549
Language Note: English.
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 720 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 x 13 x 3 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics S.
Responsibility: Herman Melville ; Volume editor Tom Quirk.

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A story of the war between man and mammal, in which the author explores his obsessions with good and evil, love and solitude, speech and silence, using his technical knowledge of sailing and the sea to tell a story which is at once minutely realistic and powerfully symbolic.

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