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Herman Melville

  • 5 stars across 14 books
    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.
    9th May 2016

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Greatest Stories: Oxford Level 19: Moby Dick

    Sometimes we kill the whale. Sometimes the whaling kills us.When Ishmael joins the crew of the Pequod he is told of the ... More

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    1st March 2007

    Moby Dick

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    2nd February 2010

    Classic Starts (R): Moby-Dick

    Call me Ishmael. These three famous words begin one of the most epic novels ever written, a tale of one obsessed captain... More

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    26th January 2007

    Moby Dick

    Simplified and shortened, this accessible retelling of 'Moby Dick' remains faithful to the original text in its treatmen... More

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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... More

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    1st January 1920

    Moby Dick

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    1st June 2009

    Moby-Dick

    Walker Ilustrated Classics is a new series which brings together some of the best-loved stories ever told, illustrated b... More

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