Moby Dick

Moby Dick

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<P><I>"Call me Ishmael."</I></P><P>Thus begins the narration of Melville's haunting classic, the story of Captain Ahab's maniacal pursuit of the great white whale who at their last encounter had ripped off Ahab's leg and scarred his soul. </P><P>Shakespearean in its scope, depth, and language, <I>Moby Dick</I> (1851) reveals the tragic results that must come when man constitutes himself a god: the destruction of the captain, his crew, and his ship, by the enraged, harpooned Leviathan, who lives on. The only human survivor of the debacle is the sailor Ishmael, who lives to tell the tale.</P>show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Pdm Classics
  • English
  • 0740809210
  • 9780740809217

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