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Moby Dick by Herman Melville

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Written in English


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Coleccion Clasicos Juveniles

The Physical Object
Number of Pages228
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Open LibraryOL7545937M
ISBN 100595132189
ISBN 109780595132188
OCLC/WorldCa213471969

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by American writer Herman Melville, published in during the period of the American Renaissance. Sailor Ishmael tells the story of the obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of the whaler Pequod, for revenge on Moby Dick, the white whale that on the previous whaling voyage bit off Ahab's leg at the knee/5(K). Moby Dick, novel () by Herman Melville detailing the voyage of the Pequod, a whaling vessel whose captain is intent on finding the white sperm whale Moby Dick. The novel was not well received when published but now is widely regarded as Melville’s magnum opus and one of the greatest novels in American literature. The Rachel has also seen Moby Dick. As a result, one of its open boats is missing; the captain's son is aboard. The captain of the Rachel begs Ahab to aid in the search, but the Pequod's captain is resolute. He is very near the White Whale now and will not stop to help. Ahab is the first to spot Moby Dick. Jan 06,  · Looking for Moby Dick quote. Hi, I read this book some time ago and am trying to find this quote which had the following idea: Those who are a carrier of hate to pour it unto something else are consumed themselves by the hate without realizing it. Those aren't the exact words Melville used but that was the general idea of the quote.

I stuffed a shirt or two into my old carpet-bag, tucked it under my arm, and started for Cape Horn and the Pacific. Quitting the good city of old Manhatto, I duly arrived in New Bedford. Frank Muller is for me the king of narrators, and he deftly brings each of the characters in Melville's masterpiece to life,as a result i now consider Moby Dick to be the best book i've ever 'read', and by a nautical mile the best audiobook i've ever listened to. Essential. 6 people found this helpful. The whale is harpooned, but Moby Dick again attacks Ahab’s boat. Fedallah, trapped in the harpoon line, is dragged overboard to his death. Starbuck must maneuver the Pequod between Ahab and the angry whale. On the third day, the boats are once again sent after Moby Dick, who once again attacks judybwolfman.com: Herman Melville. May 01,  · Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the /5.

Free download or read online Moby-Dick or, The Whale pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in November 14th , and was written by Herman Melville. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5. “Moby Dick” is a full of biblical references. The famous opening line, “Call me Ishmael” is a reference to the illegitimate son of Abraham, expelled from the tribe to die in the desert with his Egyptian slave mother, only to be saved by God. Herman Melville: Moby Dick or The Whale Table of Contents. Moby Dick (Fiction, , pages). Jul 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.