Widely Considered One Of The Great American Novels, Herman Melville S Masterpiece Went Largely Unread During His Lifetime And Was Out Of Print At The Time Of His Death In 1891 Called The Greatest Book About The Sea Ever Written By D.H Lawrence, Moby Dick Features Detailed Descriptions Of Whale Hunting And Whale Oil Extraction As Well As Beautiful, Incisive Writing On Race, Class, Religion, Art, And Society The Story, Loosely Based On A Real Whaling Shipwreck, Features The Unforgettable, Vengeful Captain Ahab, Who Obsessively Hunts A Great White Whale Who Bit His Leg Off Below The Knee.
There isthan one author with this nameHerman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet His first two books gained much attention, though they were not bestsellers, and his popularity declined precipitously only a few years later By the time of his death he had been almost completely forgotten, but his longest novel, Moby Dick largely considered a failure during his lifetime, and most responsible for Melville s fall from favor with the reading public was rediscovered in the 20th century as one of the chief literary masterpieces of both American and world literature.
- Audio CD
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- Moby Dick
- Herman Melville
- 19 October 2017 Herman Melville