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Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

'Call me Ishmael'. Say those words and everyone, even those who have not read the book will recognize the opening line of Melville's classic. Yet there is a quote from the book that is far more ... Read full review

Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Rick - Goodreads

What can be said. What a great story. Melville lets you know all along how this will end, yet still you read to that last page. In addition, an amazing description of 19th Century whaling which ... Read full review

Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Ethan Miller - Goodreads

A singular and incredible book. Moby Dick casts such a huge and vast shadow over American literature and indeed the collective American psyche and yet I'd always wondered what the novel itself was ... Read full review

Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Gary - Goodreads

When I read this: "; then the rushing Pequod, freighted with savages, and laden with fire, and burning a corpse, and plunging into the blackness of darkness, seemed the material counterpart of her ... Read full review

Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Jee Koh - Goodreads

"Moby-Dick" is not a novel, but a Dramatic Poem. Its sources are Homer, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Bible. Its spirit is not realistic, but idealistic; it sees in the things of earth shadows of ... Read full review

Review: Moby-Dick

User Review  - Candi - Goodreads

Favorite book of all time. I love the humbling scale of it (the infinite ocean, tossing tiny lonely sailors across the world to unexplored regions). I love the details, the descriptions of the ocean ... Read full review


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