Thursday, 18 October 2012

161st anniversary of Moby-Dick: Herman Melville’s books, work and other things to know

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161st anniversary of Moby-Dick: Herman Melville’s books, work and other things to know


London: The 161st anniversary of American novelist Herman Melville’s landmark novel Moby-Dick is being marked with a white sperm whale looms on the background of the Google doodle homepages across the world.
- His life:
Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and poet.
He was born in New York City on the 1st of August 1819.
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel was written by Herman Melville, it was first published in 1851.
Moby-Dick is considered to be one of the Great American Novels and a treasure of world literature.
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