I don’t mean to disrespect this book or anyone who loves it, but for only the second time in my life I find myself thinking that maybe abridging classics isn’t such a terrible practice after all.
At least I came out of it with my love of whales intact.
Take it away, Ahab!
“Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell’s heart I stab at thee; for hate’s sake I spit my last breath at thee.”
You tell ‘em, you crazy bastard.