Moby Dick is the story of Captain Ahab's quest to avenge the whale that 'reaped' his leg. The quest is an obsession and the novel is a diabolical study of how a man becomes a fanatic. But it is also a hymn to democracy.
READERSHIP: General (US: Trade) ISBN-10: 1853260088 ISBN-13: 9781853260087 Author: Melville, Herman Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd Publication date: 1992 May Format: Paperback Language: English Dimensions: 129 x 197 x 29 mm
Weight: 350 g Pages: 544 pages