Moby Dick, Herman Melville
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Moby Dick

Author: Herman Melville

Narrator: William Hootkins

Unabridged: 24 hr 50 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Naxos

Published: 08/01/2005

Genre: Fiction - Classics

Synopsis

‘Call me Ishmael’ Thus starts the greatest American novel. Melville said himself that he wanted to write ‘a mighty book about a mighty theme’ and so he did. It is a story of one man’s obsessive revenge-journey against the white whale, Moby-Dick, who injured him in an earlier meeting. Woven into the story of the last journey of the Pequod is a mesh of philosophy, rumination, religion, history and a mass of information about whaling through the ages. This epic story, here presented in unabridged form, receives an equally epic reading from the outstanding American actor William Hootkins.

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