Moby Dick - Illustrated Edition by Herman Melville

Moby Dick - Illustrated Edition

Written by Herman Melville

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The classic story of the most famous whale in literature is brought to a new audience in this sensitively abridged version. Patrick Benson’s atmospheric illustrations capture the huge drama of the story and, above all, the glory of Moby Dick, the great white whale himself.

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Moby Dick - Illustrated Edition by Herman Melville

Haunted by prophesies of his own death, Captain Ahab hunts the vast waters of the Pacific in search of the great white whale that has become his obsession.

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Herman Melville
Herman Melville is an American author, best-known for his novels of the sea and his masterpiece Moby-Dick (1851), a whaling adventure dedicated to Nathaniel Hawthorne. "I have written a wicked book and feel as spotless as the lamb," Melville wrote to Hawthorne. The work was only recognized as a masterpiece 30 years after Melville's death. Typee(1846), a fictionalized travel narrative, was the author's most popular book during his lifetime.

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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

6th July 2009




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