Pierre Or The Ambiguities
By some strange arts, Isabel's wonderful story might have been, some way, and for some cause, forged for her, in her childhood, and craftily impressed upon her youthful mind; which so--like a slight mark in a young tree--and now enlargingly grown with her growth, till it had become this immense staring marvel. Tested by any thing real, practical, and reasonable, what less probable, for instance, than that fancied crossing of the sea in her childhood, when upon Pierre's subsequent questioning of her, she did not even know that the sea was salt.
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Review: Pierre: or, the Ambiguities (The Kraken Edition)User Review - Elizabeth Schurman - Goodreads
This is not a good book, but then, it's nice to know even Melville could write a not good book, so why shouldn't you? It's an interesting mess by a great writer, actually more instructive and inspiring than a great book by a great writer. Read full review
Review: Pierre: or, the Ambiguities (The Kraken Edition)User Review - Robby Hunter - Goodreads
Five stars because Melville is my boy forreal. Dude kills it. This book is not as good as Moby Dick, in my opinion, but only because this book feels "greasy." There are certain books that make me feel ... Read full review