Synopses & Reviews
This classic story of high adventure, manic obsession and metaphysical speculation was Melville's masterpiece. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Nathaniel Hawthorne, in which the two discuss the philosophical depths of the novel's plot and imagery.
This tale of Captain Ahab's frantic pursuit of the cunning and notorious white whale Moby Dick draws heavily on the author's own experiences on the high seas. This edition includes passages from Melville's correspondence with Hawthorne, in which the two discussed the novel's philosophical depths.
In this adaptation of Melville's masterpiece, McCaughrean recounts the tale of the obsessed Captain Ahab, as he pursues the great white whale--a creature as vast and dangerous as the sea itself. 55 illustrations, 25 in color.