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Moby-Dick
by Herman Melville

RRP €8.50

Moby-Dick
by Author Name Herman Melville

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List Price:8.50
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 31mm, 720pp
Publication date: 26 Apr 2012
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN-13: 9780141198958

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This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "Moby-Dick" by Herman Melville. 'The frail gunwales bent in, collapsed, and snapped, as both jaws, like an enormous shears, sliding further aft, bit the craft completely in twain...' "Moby-Dick" is one of the most expansive feats of imagination in the whole of literature: the mad, raging, Shakespearean tale of Captain Ahab's insane quest to kill a giant white whale that has taken his leg, and upon which he has sworn vengeance, at any cost. A creation unlike any other, this is an epic story of fatal monomania and the deepest dreams and obsessions of mankind. "The Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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