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Troll wrote:I'm reading Herman Melville: Moby-Dick. They say animals can't be evil, their behavior is instinctive. Captain Ahab differs about that. (Just like my sister who was attacked by a cow last week. Thank to the gods and her fellow workers she wasn't injured too seriously. Now she wants to take revenge on that cow.) He's obsessed by the idea of seeking out and killing Moby Dick the white sperm whale.
Very well-written book and its subject is really exciting. Whaling used to be a very dangerous work, many men were killed and even ships were sunk by sperm whales.
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