Classic Drama

  • by Herman Melville
  • Narrated by F. Murray Abraham
  • 2 hrs and 45 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Ishmael, the narrator, tells of the adventures of Captain Ahab in his relentless quest to seek revenge on the white whale that bit off his leg. Full of allegory and symbolism, Moby Dick is an epic tragedy of tremendous dramatic power and narrative drive. This large-scale adaptation, recorded in America, skilfully reproduces the unique mixture of adventure, myth, history, and philosophy in Melville's epic tale.

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Fantastic radio adaptation

I'm normally a bit wary of radio adaptations as they can be very clunky, but this one brings great drama and atmosphere to the story. An excellent cast, augmented by evocative sound effects and music, and a script which captures the heart of this huge novel in just under three hours. Highly recommended.
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- Duncan Barrett

Excellent

This is a well acted, and very entertaining adaptation of the book. I enjoyed it a lot.
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- Andrew J Nolan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 17-06-2008
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited