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Moby Dick (Usborne Classics Retold)

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Powerfully retold for today's readers, Herman Melville's tragic adventure story remains as thrilling and atmospheric as when it was first published over 100 years ago.

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Published August 26th 2008 by Usborne Books (first published January 26th 2007)
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Rachel
Feb 21, 2016 Rachel rated it really liked it
Today, myself and my 8 year old daughter, Elizabeth, embarked upon a marathon 50 page march to the end of Moby Dick, so desperate was she to watch the film starring Patrick Stewart (yes I am aware the Gregory Peck one is superior but I cannot watch it since we found out real whales were hunted for the footage). A notoriously fickle reader of fiction but devourer of non fiction we thought this would tick all her boxes and get her reading outside her comfort zone.
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Andrewmurray
Sep 11, 2016 Andrewmurray rated it really liked it
The Retold story of Moby Dick by Herman Melville. This book was a very interesting story of adventure, action, and revenge. Ishmael the main Character is signed up to go on trip of his lifetime as he embarks on a Whaling Ship the Pequod under vengeful Captain Ahab. As they travel in search for the beast that robbed Captain Ahab. Sending Ishmael to be traveling to the other side of the world. This is a book that i recommend people to read, it is interesting, and a good entertaining read with acti ...more
Erin the Avid Reader ⚜BFF's with the Cheshire Cat⚜
This is a good book to read to get an idea of what Moby Dick is really about. I read this before I started reading the original. Very good book! I would recommend this to a lot of people.
Alex Owens
Jan 27, 2012 Alex Owens rated it it was amazing
hey u should read this book Moby dick is a great book it has this guy called captain ahab who trys to seek revange against the great white whale
Jehan Corbin
Feb 09, 2015 Jehan Corbin marked it as to-read
It's slightly too advanced for my just turned 6 year old son, plus we took long breaks between chapters, making continuity difficult. Will re-shelve this classic and try again in a year or two.
Jamie
Feb 06, 2012 Jamie rated it it was ok
The most tedious book I've ever read. I never thought I'd finish.
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