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Melville: A Novel - Giono, Jean, and Eprile, Paul (Translated by), and White, Edmund (Introduction by)
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Originally published to promote his French translation of Moby-Dick , Jean Giono's Melville: A Novel is an astonishing literary compound of fiction, biography, personal essay, and criticism. In the fall of 1849, Herman Melville traveled to London to deliver his novel White-Jacket to his publisher. On his return to America, Melville would write Moby-Dick . Melville: A Novel imagines what happened in between: the adventurous writer fleeing London for the country, wrestling with an angel, falling in love with an ...

Melville: A Novel 2017, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781681371375

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