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Herman Melville

Herman Melville

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Herman Melville (1 August 1819 - 28 September 1891) was an American author best known for his book, "Moby Dick." The Scottish novelist and academic MARGARET ELPHINSTONE's first novel was published in 1987. Her latest, The Gathering Night, was published in 2009. She is Emeritus Professor of Scottish Literature at Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Apart from spells of academic work in the USA, she has spent most of her working life in various parts of Scotland including Shetland, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
2nd February 2010

Classic Starts®: Moby-Dick

Call me Ishmael. These three famous words begin one of the most epic novels ever written, a tale of one obsessed captain... MoreClassic Starts®: Moby-Dick

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1st June 2013

Moby Dick

Among the crew is Ishmael, the novel's narrator, ordinary sailor, and extraordinary reader. Digressive, allusive, vulgar... MoreMoby Dick

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27th July 2010

Moby Dick

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22nd December 2019

Moby Dick

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4th August 2014

The Confidence Man

The Confidence Man follows 14-year-old Hans Ruppert and a band of Protestants as they leave their home town and seek pea... MoreThe Confidence Man

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1st November 2012

Adventures At Sea

Including Treasure Island, Moby Dick and Robinson Crusoe, Adventures at Sea is a collection of illustrated sea-faring cl... MoreAdventures At Sea

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1st January 2012

Moby Dick

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1st January 1920

Moby Dick

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