Ahab's Wife: Or, the Star-Gazer
Una Spenser is sent away as a child to live in a lighthouse, but runs away to sea disguised as a cabin boy, going on to encounter disasters, murder, romance and marriage to Captain Ahab, whom the reader sees through Una's eyes before the white whale takes his leg and sends him mad.
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Review: Ahab's Wife, or The Star-GazerUser Review - Noel - Goodreads
A very ponderous book. At times an engaging but spends too much time exploring too many philosophical questions. Very anachronistic in the philosophies she explores. Maybe too ambitious. Read full review
Review: Ahab's Wife, or The Star-GazerUser Review - Lue - Goodreads
I enjoyed Moby Dick in college and remember writing a couple of papers pertaining to its overriding themes of good v. evil, man's inhumanity, and spiritual searching. However, Ahab's Wife – a novel ... Read full review