Re: RARA-AVIS: Before 1920

From: William Ahearn (
Date: 17 Oct 2007

--- Michael Robison <> wrote:

 I read
> Melville's magnificent Moby Dick, Ahab for sure one
> of
> the most famous screwed protagonists in American
> literature. I read some more of his stuff but it
> didn't measure up to Moby Dick.

Let's face it, not a lot measures up to Moby Dick. Out of curiosity, any chance you read Melville's The Confidence Man or Pierre Or The Ambiguities? The first is fun, the second is very, very dark


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