Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life, During a Four Months' Residence in a Valley of the Marquesas

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Forgotten Books, 1846 - Adventure stories - 301 pages
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Review: Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life

User Review  - Tyler Jones - Goodreads

As a young sailor, Herman Melville abandoned his ship in the Marquesas and lived for awhile among natives who had a reputation for being fierce warriors and cannibals. This book, Melville's first, is ... Read full review

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User Review  - Markus Molina - Goodreads

Moby Dick is my favorite book of all time, and it's not even close. I figured if Typee was half as good, I'd have another book to love. It isn't half as good. It contains a lot of the dryness and ... Read full review

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