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Moby Dick

Written by Herman Melville

Part of the Collins Classics Series

Moby Dick Synopsis

Few literary masterpieces cast quite as awesome a shadow as Herman Melville's Moby Dick. Captain Ahab's quest for the white whale is a timeless epic - a thrilling tale of vengeance and obsession, and a searing parable about humanity lost in a universe of moral ambiguity. Inspired by true events, Moby Dick is a work of astonishing psychological depth. It is perhaps the greatest sea story ever told and one of the great classics of literature. `Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee...'

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008182205
Publication date: 22nd February 2016
Author: Herman Melville
Publisher: William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 608 pages

About Herman Melville

Herman Melville was an American novelist, essayist, short story writer and poet. Moby Dick is his most notable work, and is regarded as a masterpiece of American literature.

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