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Moby-Dick or, The Whale (novel)

"It is the horrible
texture of a fabric that should be woven of ships' cables and hawsers. A
Polar wind blows through it, and birds of prey hover over it."

So Melville wrote of his masterpiece, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history. In part, Moby-Dick
is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war
against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea
itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an
encyclopaedia of whaling lore and legend, the book can be seen as part
of its author's lifelong meditation on America. Written with wonderfully
redemptive humour, Moby-Dick is also a profound inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.

This edition of Moby-Dick,
which reproduces the definitive text of the novel, includes invaluable
explanatory notes, along with maps, illustrations, and a glossary of
nautical terms.
Penguin Group
ISBN 10:
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