Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

Narratives of the Wreck of the Whale-Ship Essex

In 1819, the American whaler Essex was sailing deep into the great equatorial hunting grounds of the Pacific when it was destroyed by a maddened sperm whale. By all reports, the 85-foot whale deliberately rammed the ship twice and sank it. The incident, which occurred in the same year that Herman Melville was born, became a primary source of inspiration for Moby-Dick. Indeed, much of the detail and color in the final chapter of Melville's work is drawn directly… (more)

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Publisher: Dover Publications (October 21, 2015)

Parent ISBN: 9780486261218

Page count: 96 pages

Language: English


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