Call me Ishmael

I have been on a literary odyssey, across the salty spray of the high seas and deep into the finely dissected belly of a beast.

The Moby Dick Big Read is a bold and inspiring online project developed at Plymouth University. It has been an omnipresent part of my existence for 135 days.

The problem: Herman Melville’s classic novel is a seemingly inaccessible tome which is unattractive to most mere-mortal readers.

The aim: to bring this leviathan to the masses Continue reading