November 15, 2013
'It Repels the Reader': Tech Glitches Led Moby-Dick's First Critics to Pan It

The “most ambitious book ever conceived by an American writer” was first published with entire sections missing. 

Read more. [Image: The Asylum]

'It Repels the Reader': Tech Glitches Led Moby-Dick's First Critics to Pan It

The “most ambitious book ever conceived by an American writer” was first published with entire sections missing. 
Read more. [Image: The Asylum]

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    That sounds like a GREAT idea! Have you ever read Moby Dick? There’s a like twenty-page treatise on the various uses of...
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    Shoulda just scrapped the whole thing. Clearly there’s no way to fix it.
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