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Teeming with ideas and imagery, and with its extraordinary intensity sustained by mischievous irony and moments of exquisite beauty, Moby-Dick is both a great American epic and a profoundly imaginative literary creation.
Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition features an afterword by Nigel Cliff.
On board the whaling ship Pequod a crew of wise men and fools, renegades and seeming phantoms is hurled through treacherous seas by crazed Captain Ahab, a man hell-bent on hunting down the mythic White Whale. Herman Melville transforms the little world of the whale ship into a crucible where mankind’s fears, faith and frailties are pitted against a relentless fate.
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Every MCL title has a ribbon bookmark
The edges of the pages are gold
The titles are picked out in gold foil
The endpapers are printed
The Macmillan Collector’s Library
A series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover.
Each edition includes an expert introduction and a beautiful cover image, and many of the titles retain their original illustrations.
From classic fiction and non-fiction to poetry and children’s books, the Macmillan Collector’s Library makes the best of world literature available in beautifully produced, collectible editions.