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 Herman Melville

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American sailor Ishmael goes on a voyage on a whaling ship 'Pequod', whose captain, Ahab, obsessed with revenge giant white whale, killer whale hunters known as Moby Dick. In a previous voyage, Moby Dick bit off Ahab's leg, and since then the captain uses a prosthesis. Ahab orders watch the sea constantly and promises gold coin to the one who first noticed Moby Dick. On the ship, sinister events begin to happen - Captain Ahab finally loses his mind. In the end, 'Pequod' catches up with Moby Dick.

 Tags:   classic    sea-story    animals  

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