Herman Melville, mariner and mystic
by Raymond Melbourne Weaver
Publisher: George H. Doran co. 1921
Number of pages: 442
Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 - September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet. It was not until the early 20th century that his work won recognition, especially Moby-Dick, which was hailed as one of the literary masterpieces of both American and world literature.
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