Moby-Dick: or, The Whale - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)
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Moby-Dick: or, The Whale - Penguin Clothbound Classics (Hardback)

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Hardback 720 Pages / Published: 26/09/2013
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In Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, Captain Ahab is an eerily compelling madman who focuses his distilled hatred and suffering (and that of generations before him) into the pursuit of a creature as vast, dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself.

More than just a novel of adventure, this is a haunting social commentary populated with some of the most enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humour, Moby Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith and the nature of perception.

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

View other titles in Penguin’s Clothbound Classics Collection.

Herman Melville is now regarded as one of America's greatest novelists. Much of the material for his novels was drawn from his own experience as a seaman aboard whaling ships. He wrote his masterpiece Moby-Dick in 1851, and died in 1891.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141199603
Number of pages: 720
Weight: 845 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 46 mm

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“Moby-Dick”

This took me a while. I liked it, I liked its depth and how epic it was but it was certainly hard work!
I was interested to read about all its digressions but it took a good deal of will power and I think that was... More

Paperback edition
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“A Whale of a tale”

Melville's classic whaling tale is full of high adventure and some great characters with Captain Ahab looking for revenge against the largest sea creature on earth, while his shipmates attempt to stop the vessel... More

Paperback edition
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“Cover discrepancy”

I bought this as a gift, hoping it would be the same version (i.e cover) as my own Everyman's Library copy, which has a classic white front without embellishment. Unfortunately, the cover on the Waterstone's... More

Hardback edition
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