Monday, August 01, 2016

Setting sail on the Pequod …

… or not: Solitary Praxis: Herman Melville: to read or not to read.

It is a great book, but, as Somerset Maugham noted, the canny reader will know when to skip ahead.

1 comment:

  1. I enjoyed every page, even the skippable ones, but unless someone publishes a much abridged edition, once was enough!