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Moby Dick - Illustrated Edition

Written by Herman Melville

Part of the Walker Illustrated Classics Series

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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.

This title is part of the Walker Illustrated Classics, a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated by some of today's finest artists. These exquisitely designed books, with their magnificent words and glorious pictures, are a pleasure to read - and re-read.  The classics have never looked so good.
 
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Moby Dick - Illustrated Edition Synopsis

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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ISBN: 9781406317442
Publication date: 06/07/2009
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

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ISBN: 9781406317442
Publication date: 6th July 2009
Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers

About 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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