Moby-Dick; Or, The Whale

Moby-Dick; Or, The Whale

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<p>First published in 1851, Herman Melville's classic novel&nbsp;<em>Moby-Dick</em>&nbsp;chronicles the adventures of Ishmael, a wandering merchant mariner&nbsp;who joins the crew of the whale ship&nbsp;<em>Pequod</em>. Ishmael soon discovers that the ship's commander, Captain Ahab, is in obsessive pursuit of&nbsp;Moby-Dick, a ferocious, giant white bull sperm whale who destroyed Ahab's ship and&nbsp;bit off his leg during a previous encounter. Filled with complex themes,&nbsp;symbolism and metaphor, Melville's novel was initially met with mixed reviews, but is now considered one of the great American novels.</p>
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, 1851
Characteristics: 1 online resource (657 p.)

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