This is an EXCEPTIONAL leather-bound collector's edition of the classic: Moby Dick. 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. Bent as the crew is on Ahab s appalling crusade, it is equally the image of a co-operative community at work: all hands dependent on all hands, each individual responsible for the security of each. Among the crew is Ishmael, the novel's narrator, ordinary sailor, and extraordinary reader. Digressive, allusive, vulgar, transcendent, the story Ishmael tells is above all an education: in the practice of whaling, in the art of writing.
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Book Description Dalmatian Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1403709173 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0577681
Book Description Dalmatian Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111403709173
Book Description Dalmatian Press, 2004. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1403709173