Herman Melville by Newton Arvin

This book is a comprehensive biography of a renowned American author, exploring his life, works, and the era in which he lived. It delves into the author's early life, his experiences as a sailor, and how these influenced his writing. The book also provides an in-depth analysis of his major works, including his most famous novel about a giant white whale. The author's personal struggles, including his financial difficulties and his declining popularity during his lifetime, are also detailed. The biography offers a detailed and insightful look into the life and works of one of America's greatest novelists.

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