Coastal Stories
Coastal Stories
Dec 24, 2020
S2 Ep19: Herman Melville's English Christmas
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In 1849 American author Herman Melville was in London looking for a publisher. He'd just turned thirty and was wearing a strange green coat. By Christmas he was ready to go home to the US, his literary career on its uppers, but an idea forming for a novel about a vengeful whale.
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