Publisher Description

An Apple Books Classic edition.


Herman Melville’s classic begins with one of the most famous opening lines in world literature: “Call me Ishmael.” Moby Dick was a commercial failure when it was first published in 1851, but during the 20th century, the book’s reputation grew and grew.


The novel features a memorable cast of characters, in particular the ivory-legged Captain Ahab, who lost a limb to the gargantuan white whale named Moby Dick. Now, Ahab’s sole obsession is hunting down the sea creature to exact his revenge. Heedless of warnings, Ahab risks ship and crew in his maniacal pursuit, bearing out Melville’s observation that ”there is no folly of the beast of the earth which is not infinitely outdone by the madness of men.”

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1851
October 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
873
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
840.1
KB

Customer Reviews

Lydiamaisteele ,

Moby dick or the whale

It's a very good and interesting book but very complicated.

Leonard the penguin ,

Excellent

Just a pure classic masterpiece, everyone should read,

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