Moby Dick

  • by Herman Melville
  • Narrated by Duncan Carse
  • 24 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Moby-Dick by Herman Melville is a classic of American and world literature.Written in 1851, this is the incredible story of the crazed captain Ahab who, consumed by his desire for revenge, drives his crew to scour the oceans of the world for the fearsome white whale, Moby Dick. It soon becomes clear that Ahab will stop at nothing and is prepared to risk everything, his ship, his crew members, and his own life. Herman Melville (1819 - 1891) was an American novelist short story writer, essayist and poet.Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.

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What the Critics Say

"You will learn more about life, your own and other people's, from Middlemarch, Madame Bovary or Moby-Dick than you are likely to from yards and yards of memoir."(The Times)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

interesting classic, ponderous at times

worth listening to, as it is a milestone in American literature. good narration,
these long books always easier to have as audio
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- Dez V

dont buy it

sorry i could not get into it.
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- James

Book Details

  • Release Date: 13-03-2009
  • Publisher: RNIB