Leviathan download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philip Hoare

Leviathan download free [PDF and Ebook] by Philip Hoare year 2009
  • Book name: Leviathan
  • Author: Philip Hoare
  • Release date: 2009/6/17
  • Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780007230143
  • Rating: 7.08 of 10
  • Votes: 184
  • Review by: Ezra Keeler
  • Review rating: 7.88 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/18
  • Total pages: 352
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The story of a man's obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey - from his childhood to his fascination with Moby-Dick and his excursions whale-watching.All his life, Philip Hoare has been obsessed by whales, from the gigantic skeletons in London's Natural History Museum to adult encounters with the wild animals themselves. Whales have a mythical quality - they seem to elide with dark fantasies of sea-serpents and antediluvian monsters that swim in our collective unconscious.In `Leviathan', Philip Hoare seeks to locate and identify this obsession. What impelled Melville to write `Moby-Dick'? After his book in 1851, no one saw whales in quite the same way again.This book is an investigation into what we know little about - dark, shadowy creatures who swim below the depths, only to surface in a spray of spume. More than the story of the whale, it is also the story of our own obsessions.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H16M15S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Wildlife: Mammals, Popular Science
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, DOC, WORD, DOCX, ODT, TXT, OEB. Compressed in AZW4, ZIP, TZ, RAR, LZ, GZ, DEB
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 17.38 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x34mm
  • Weight: 430g
  • Printed by: FOURTH ESTATE LTD
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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