Typee by MELVILLE, Herman

Typee is Herman Melvilles first book, recounting his experiences after having jumped ship in the Marquesas Islands in 1842, and becoming a captive of a cannibal island tribe. It...

Benito Cereno by MELVILLE, Herman

On an island off the coast of Chile, Captain Amaso Delano, sailing an American sealer, sees the San Dominick, a Spanish slave ship, in obvious distress. Capt. Delano boards the...

Typee By Herman Melville

A whaling ship stops at a remote Polynesian island. The crew aboard is exhausted after a grueling six-month voyage in which they suffered ill-treatment and drudgery. Two men...

Mardi Vol. 2 by MELVILLE, Herman

Mardi is Melvilles first purely fictional work. In it he contemplates mans beliefs, and questions whether or not one faith has value over another--or is it all simply a sham?...

Moby Dick By Herman Melville

Call me Ishmael is one of the most famous opening lines in American literature. With these words, opens one of the strangest and most gripping stories ever written about the sea...

Bartleby, The Scrivener By Herman Melville

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a novella by the American novelist Herman Melville (18191891). It first appeared anonymously in two parts in the November and...

Redburn: His First Voyage by MELVILLE, Herman

Melville wrote of some of his earliest experiences at sea in the story of Wellingborough Redburn, a wet-behind-the-ears youngster whose head was filled with dreams of foreign...

Confidence-Man: His Masquerade, The by MELVILLE, Herman

The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade was the last major novel by Herman Melville, the American writer and author of Moby-Dick. Published on April 1, 1857 (presumably the exact day...

Moby Dick; Or, The Whale By Herman Melville

Moby Dick by Herman Melville. Read by Doug Brown.

Bartleby the Scrivener, A Story of Wall Street. by MELVILLE, Herman

Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street is a short story by Herman Melville. The story first appeared, anonymously, in Putnams Magazine in two parts. The first part...

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