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Moby Dick

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Herman Melville

Narrated By: Stewart Wills

Date: March 2007

Duration: 24 hours 42 minutes


Few things, even in literature, can really be said to be unique - but Moby Dick is truly unlike anything written before or since. The novel is nominally about the obsessive hunt by the crazed Captain Ahab of the book's eponymous white whale. But interspersed in that story are digressions, paradoxes, philosophical riffs on whaling and life, and a display of techniques so advanced for its time that some have referred to the 1851 Moby Dick as the first "modern" novel.


  • Rosemary C

    Didn’t enjoy it. Too many insertments about whales, and whaling. Lost the story theme so many times gave up.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • Nathan Licciardo

    Well narrated. The book whilst a classic, is very wordy.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Anonymous

    Moby Dick is my most favorite book, every read I discovered passage I over looked before. When I read this time following Wills ract reading the book comes alive, it increases my enjoyment even more! Thanks !!!

  • Anonymous

    The story in and of itself is great, the characters take on a real uniqueness necessary in a good book. That being said the book itself is trash, so many outdated lectures on whales/whaling that detracted from the whole. It genuinely felt like the author was simply trying to display and gloat about his knowledge base of sailing/whaling. More a self polishing piece than the work of fiction or should have been.

  • Anonymous

    What a great book, what a great narrator. Loved the voices and acting- made me feel like I was in the story.

  • Carolyn T.

    Hated all the biology lessons; took away from the story line.

  • Dave M.

    I thought it was going to be the old classic but it was so far off that it is not even funny the book is far off it is not even a good book anymore

  • Anonymous

    Like How it was narrated. Very long with a lot of detail.

  • vernon lowpasser

    Very well presented. A great entertaining journey of a classic novel.

  • Colby Campbell

    I enjoyed the reader and the book. looking forward to listening to more.

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