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Book Title: Leviathan, Or The Whale|
Date of issue: August 9th 2009
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The author of the book: Philip Hoare
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 439 KB
Edition: Fourth Estate
Read full description of the books Leviathan, Or The Whale:From his childhood fascination with the gigantic models in London’s Natural History Museum to adult encounters with the wild animals themselves, Philip Hoare has been obsessed with these whales. Switching between human history and natural history, Leviathan is a gripping voyage of discovery into the heart of this obsession and the book that inspired it: Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. Taking us deep into the whale's domain, Philip Hoare shows us these mysterious animals as they have never been before.
Read information about the authorAn experienced broadcaster, Hoare wrote and presented the BBC Arena film The Hunt for Moby-Dick, and directed three films for BBC�s Whale Night. He is Visiting Fellow at Southampton University, and Leverhulme Artist-in-residence at The Marine Institute, Plymouth University, which awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2011.
His latest book, The Sea Inside, will be published by Fourth Estate in June 2013
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