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#DailyBookQuote 24May2013 : Herman Melville’s Moby Dick

#DailyBookQuote : 24th May 2013

Herman Melville

–          Herman Melville (Aug 1, 1819 – Sep 28, 1891)

–          Herman Melville’s Moby Dick

Over a century and a half after its publication, Moby-Dick still stands as an indisputable literary classic. It is the story of an eerily compelling madman pursuing an unholy war against a creature as vast and dangerous and unknowable as the sea itself. But more than just a novel of adventure, more than an encyclopedia of whaling lore and legend, Moby-Dick is a haunting, mesmerizing, and important social commentary populated with several of the most unforgettable and enduring characters in literature. Written with wonderfully redemptive humor, Moby-Dick is a profound and timeless inquiry into character, faith, and the nature of perception.

 

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