Moby Dick

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Barron's, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
3 Reviews
A world-famous classic novel is the basis for this brand-new, dramatically illustrated book. Transformed from Herman Melville's original text into a graphic novel, this and other Graphic Classics editions make good introductions for young readers to the imaginative riches of literature. These books contain many extra features, including brief biographies of their authors, a list of each author's important works, a glossary, and an index. Suitable for classroom use as introductions to literature for junior and senior high school students, these graphic novels entertain young readers while introducing them to the works of renowned literary artists. Full-color illustrations throughout. This classic sea adventure tells the story of Captain Ahab, commander of the whaling ship Pequod, and his hunt for the mighty and ferocious white whale.

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User Review  - hfc12 - LibraryThing

This is a graphic novel adaptation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, adapted by Sophie Furse. It is a fictional book about whale hunters in a pre-technological age. The story of this is the same as the ... Read full review

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User Review  - johnlobe - LibraryThing

Melville's classic story is handled with respect and care in this graphic adaptation, but the retelling is almost too helpful to the reader and has a stiff feel. The smallish illustrations are mostly ... Read full review

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