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 - Virginia Ogden - Goodreads
I like this book. I loved the way the author related the idea of Captain Ahab's home and wife to the times of whaling and the days when sailing and shipping were in in their heyday. The reference to ... Read full review
Review: Ahab's Wife, or The Star-GazerUser Review - Alexis - Goodreads
I liked this a lot but towards the end it sort of descended into name-dropping and trendy modern historicism (let's be totally cool with gay guys! they can take my kid to Europe while I live in my ... Read full review