'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.
- Format: eAudiobook MP3
- Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks
- Publication Date: 01/09/2005
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9789626343586