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  - Ian Laird - Goodreads

Typee is a fascinating and surprising account of South Sea islander life in the mid-nineteenth century. The story starts as an adventure tale with young sailors Tommo and Toby jumping ship as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandi - Goodreads

I read Typee to get a sense of Melville, as the pre-Moby-Dick popular author. From all of the reviews that made it out to be an immature, facile romp in the South Seas, nothing like the grand epic ... Read full review

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