Or, if he preferred the nineteenth century, this same ox-cart driver could select Moby Dick by Herman Melville or The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne.
Pat Conroy -- The Water is Wide
MOBY DICK; OR THE WHALE by Herman Melville ETYMOLOGY.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
Owen Chase, whose account of the sinking of the whaling ship Essex by a whale inspired Herman Melville, survived eighty-three days at sea with two mates, interrupted by a one-week stay on an inhospitable island.
Yann Martel -- Life of Pi
Title: Billy Budd, Sailor (An inside narrative) Author: Herman Melville Chapter 1.
Herman Melville -- Billy Budd
Chaucer says so, as do John Bunyan, Mark Twain, Herman Melville, Robert Frost, Jack Kerouac, Tom Robbins, Easy Rider, Thelma and Louise.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
Herman Melville, Moby-Dick Max read the note several times before folding the paper again, careful to keep its original crease.
Henry H. Neff -- The Hound of Rowan
He read shelves of novels: all of Thackeray, all the stories of Poe and Hawthorne, and Herman Melville’s Omoo and Typee, which he found at Gant’s.