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Published by Barnes & Noble Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Whales -- Fiction,
  • Whaling -- Fiction,
  • Mentally ill -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementHerman Melville ; with an afterword by Nigel Cliff.
GenreFiction.
SeriesCollector"s library, Collector"s library (Barnes & Noble Books)
The Physical Object
Pagination768 p. ;
Number of Pages768
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18806877M
ISBN 100760757836
OCLC/WorldCa57679806

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  About the Book. This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in in a limited edition of copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one of America's finest book designers and printers. The initial letters that begin each chapter were designed especially for .   Moby Dick; Or, The Whale. See also Etext #, Etext #15, and a computer-generated audio file, Etext # PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature. Whaling -- Fiction. Psychological fiction. Ship captains -- Fiction. Adventure stories. Mentally ill -- Fiction. Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. The first time I more I have started reading Moby Dick for the second time. I have a habit of writing the dates I start and end a book on the first page. The first time I read Moby Dick I started on May 1, , and ended it April 5, That's almost two years! My goal, this time, is to finish the book . 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. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Elijah, Stubb/5.

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 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 : Herman Melville. This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in in a limited edition of copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one of America's finest book designers and printers. The initial letters that begin each chapter were designed especially for this book and christened /5(9).   Moby Dick by Herman Melville is today considered one of the greatest novels written in America but paradoxically, it was a miserable failure when it first made its debut in Entitled Moby Dick or The Whale the book finally got its due after the author's death and is now regarded as a classic portrayal of mania and fatal obsession.. iBoo Classics /5(91).