for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry ...

New to eBooks.com?

Learn more

Omoo

A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

Omoo by Herman Melville
Add to cart
US$ 12.99
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)
Melville's continuing adventures in the South Seas—now for the first time in Penguin Classics

Following the commercial and critical success of Typee, Herman Melville continued his series of South Sea adventure-romances with Omoo. Named after the Polynesian term for a rover, or someone who roams from island to island, Omoo chronicles the tumultuous events aboard a South Sea whaling vessel and is based on Melville's personal experiences as a crew member on a ship sailing the Pacific. From recruiting among the natives for sailors to handling deserters and even mutiny, Melville gives a first-person account of life as a sailor during the nineteenth century filled with colorful characters and vivid descriptions of the far-flung locales of Polynesia.

Penguin Publishing Group; March 2007
304 pages; ISBN 9781101201473
Read online, or download in secure EPUB
Title: Omoo
Author: Herman Melville
 
Buy, download and read Omoo (eBook) by Herman Melville today!
ISBNs
1429531622
9780143104926
9781101201473
9781429531627
9781429531634
9781429531665