Moby Dick

Paperback
The tale of one man's fatal obsession and his willingness to sacrifice his life and that of his crew to achieve his goal. Following the fortunes of Captain Ahab and the culturally and spiritually diverse crew of the Pequod on its last voyage in pursuit of Moby Dick, the great white whale which has been Ahab's obsessional quarry and bitter adversary for many years. Narrated by sole survivor Ishmael, the tale combines a wealth of literary symbolism, hidden meaning and philosophical debate with adventure narrative and a detailed historical account of the 19th century whaling trade.