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Moby Dick: Basado En La Novela de Herman Melville (Sexto Piso Ilustrado)

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Herman Melvilles classic tale of Ishmael, Captain Ahab, and the White Whale comes to life through stark drawings in this graphic novel adaptation. Ishmael, a young merchant marine, decides to embark with his friend Queequeg on a voyage on the whaling ship the Pequod, helmed by Captain Ahab. They soon discover that the strange captain's true mission is to find and kill Moby Dick, a great white whale who tore off Ahabs leg. Ahabs quest for revenge, a quintessential case of man against nature and good against evil, remains an enduring story that has captivated readers for generations. In this edition, Denis Deprezs haunting graphics set a dark, menacing tone for the narrative.

 

La historia clásica de Herman Melville de Ismael, el capitán Ahab y la ballena blanca cobra vida a través de dibujos severos en esta adaptación gráfica. Ismael, un joven marino mercante, decide embarcarse junto con su amigo Queequeg en un viaje en el barco ballenero Pequod, dirigido por el capitán Ahab. Pronto descubren que la verdadera misión del extraño capitán es encontrar y matar a Moby Dick, una gran ballena blanca que le arrancó la pierna a Ahab. Su búsqueda de venganza, un caso por excelencia del hombre contra la naturaleza y del bien contra el mal, sigue siendo una historia perdurable que ha cautivado a los lectores por generaciones. En esta edición, los gráficos inquietantes de Denis Deprez crean un tono oscuro y amenazante para la narrativa.

About the Author

Herman Melville was a novelist, a short story writer, and a poet. His other well-known work is Billy Budd. Jean Rouaud is the author of several novels in his native French. Denis Deprez is an illustrator and painter who has worked for several European magazines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9788496867659
Author:
Rouaud, Jean
Publisher:
Sexto Piso
Author:
Deprez, Denis
Author:
Melville, Herman
Subject:
Classics
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Sexto Piso Ilustrado
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
Spanish
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
6.75 x 6.75 in

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