Author: Herman Melville
Published by Penguin Random House
Softcover. 712 pages. 19,2 x 12,8 cm
Moby Dick, the novel that William Faulkner would have wanted to write, is always accompanied by the recognition and praise that any impeccable narrative construction deserves. Captain Ahab's struggle, his terrible obsession and the mythical pursuit of the enormous whale has crossed borders, thus achieving the undisputed status of a masterpiece of universal literature.
This edition features an introduction by the scholar and head of the Department of American Studies, Andrew Delbanco, author of Melville (2005), the landmark biography of the author of Moby Dick. It also incorporates a series of illustrations such as the map of the voyage, a plan of the whaler Pequod and other curiosities that enrich the reading experience and project the reader's imagination.