It’s a hard sell Nathaniel Philbrick has undertaken in “Why Read Moby-Dick?” How many potential readers approach the masterwork of Herman Melville without already knowing the story of Captain Ahab and the white whale? Philbrick, whose “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the.
6 years ago I picked up a copy a Moby Dick in a used book store, read the first ( Actual review starts here) – The problem with the book (or its.
Wise, funny and gripping, Moby-Dick still casts a long shadow over American literature, The upshot was confusion, and poor English reviews.
Moby-Dick, or, the Whale book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. It is the horrible texture of a fabric that should be.