Moby Dick is a novel written by Herman Melville and published in 1851.
The story tells the voyage of the whaling ship Pequod, led by Captain Ahab, together with Ishmael and the harpooner Queequeg in the obsessive pursuit of a huge white sperm whale.
Herman Melville was an American writer, novelist, poet and essayist of the American Renaissance period. His masterpiece, Moby Dick, is a classic of world literature.
Herman Melville, Moby Dick.