Cover of: Moby-Dick | Herman Melville Read Online

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville

  • 312 Want to read
  • ·
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English


  • Ahab, Captain (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Whaling ships -- Fiction,
  • Ship captains -- Fiction,
  • Mentally ill -- Fiction,
  • Whaling -- Fiction,
  • Whales -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii).

StatementHerman Melville ; with an introduction by Larzer Ziff.
SeriesEveryman"s library ;, 40
LC ClassificationsPS2384 .M6 1991b
The Physical Object
Paginationxxix, 593 p. ;
Number of Pages593
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1567479M
ISBN 100679405593
LC Control Number91053005

Download Moby-Dick


Moby-Dick or, the Whale book. Read 14, reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be /5(K). Moby Dick, novel () by Herman Melville detailing the voyage of the Pequod, a whaling vessel whose captain is intent on finding the white sperm whale Moby Dick. The novel was not well received when published but now is widely regarded as Melville’s magnum opus and one of the greatest novels in American literature. Herman Melville: Moby Dick or The Whale Table of Contents. Moby Dick (Fiction, , pages). Jan 06,  · Looking for Moby Dick quote. Hi, I read this book some time ago and am trying to find this quote which had the following idea: Those who are a carrier of hate to pour it unto something else are consumed themselves by the hate without realizing it. Those aren't the exact words Melville used but that was the general idea of the quote.

May 01,  · Moby-Dick, by Herman Melville, is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics/5. The Rachel has also seen Moby Dick. As a result, one of its open boats is missing; the captain's son is aboard. The captain of the Rachel begs Ahab to aid in the search, but the Pequod's captain is resolute. He is very near the White Whale now and will not stop to help. Ahab is the first to spot Moby Dick. The whale is harpooned, but Moby Dick again attacks Ahab’s boat. Fedallah, trapped in the harpoon line, is dragged overboard to his death. Starbuck must maneuver the Pequod between Ahab and the angry whale. On the third day, the boats are once again sent after Moby Dick, who once again attacks Herman Melville. Feb 10,  · You don't read Moby-Dick because you want to read a book. You read Moby-Dick because you want to read Moby-Dick. Enormous in scope, prose, vocabulary and philosophy it is much like taking on a whale. I enjoyed most the actual story and subtle descriptions of the characters and the love for the simplest of things; like chowder.4/5.

Frank Muller is for me the king of narrators, and he deftly brings each of the characters in Melville's masterpiece to life,as a result i now consider Moby Dick to be the best book i've ever 'read', and by a nautical mile the best audiobook i've ever listened to. Essential. 6 people found this helpful. This book was written by Herman Melville, and it has about pages. This book has symbolism in it, because what I think, Captain Ahab is symbolized by the white whale, Moby-Dick, because Moby-Dick is strong and he has many scars, and Captain Ahab is pretty strong too, and has scars too/5. Jan 13,  · Moby-Dick is a book you come back to, again and again, to find new treasures and delights, a storehouse of language, incident and strange wisdom. Oct 03,  · Directed by John Huston. With Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice. The sole survivor of a lost whaling ship relates the tale of his captain's self-destructive obsession to hunt the white whale, Moby Dick/10(K).