The Passages of Herman Melville

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'Deep, deep, and still deep and deeper must we go, if we would find out the heart of a man ...' Herman Melville Descend into the dark waters of one of the greatest writers America has ever produced. In this stirring novel Jay Parini recreates the adventure-filled life and ignominious death of Herman Melville. Partly told from the perspective of his wife, Lizzie, the story opens with an aging, angry and drunken Melville wreaking domestic havoc in his unhappy New York home. From there it takes in the full span of a life that ...

The Passages of Herman Melville 2012, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781847679802

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The Passages of Herman Melville 2011, Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781847679796

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