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Moby Dick

by anon_2223138591, January 04, 2015

Probably the best book ever written.Profound psychological insights into human behaviour .


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by Tom_Jones66, July 04, 2015

Frankly, I find Moby Dick to be a very enigmatic story, but it was required reading for my college degree and I am still trying to understand the importance of this novel.
A man obsessed with a white whale must be a metaphor for man's quest, but it is still puzzling to me.
I am hoping to Spark Notes can consolidate and distill the message, but life always has more pressing matters for me to attend to than deciphering old texts.
Can anyone tell me why this enduring novel is important - in 25 words or less?