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The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nantucket Island (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Whaling ships -- Fiction,
    • Young men -- Fiction,
    • Stowaways -- Fiction,
    • Mutiny -- Fiction,
    • Nantucket Island (Mass.) -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxi-xxxvi).

      StatementEdgar Allan Poe ; edited with an introduction and notes by Richard Kopley.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsKopley, Richard.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2618 .N3 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 245 p. ;
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL387270M
      ISBN 100140437487
      LC Control Number98050102

      After reading an newspaper account of a shipwreck and its two survivors, Edgar Allan Poe penned his only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, the story of a stowaway on a Nantucket whaleship who finds himself enmeshed in the dark side of life at sea: mutiny, cannibalism, savagery--even death. As Jeffrey Meyers writes in his Introduction: "[Poe] remains contemporary /5(31). Edgar Allan Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym is a realistic yet romantic nautical adventure about a young stowaway on the high seas. One day in , Arthur Gordon Pym escapes his dreary life in New Bedford and hides on the Grampus, where he befriends the captain's son, two boys witness and participate in a dazzling series of adventures, including shipwreck, famine, rescue.

      About The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket. When Edgar Allan Poe’s only novella was first published in , the reviews were slow in coming and dismissive when they arrived. The book’s failure left Poe in such dire financial straits that he even accepted a job at one of the magazines that had panned it. The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket (Dover Thrift Editions) by Edgar Allan Poe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket is Edgar Allan Poe’s only complete novel, published in The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym who stows away aboard a whaling ship called Grampus. Various adventures and mis-adventures befall Pym including shipwreck, mutiny and cannibalism.   The only complete novel by infamous gothic horror writer Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket’ has inspired other classic tales of maritime adventure, such as Herman Melville’s ‘Moby-Dick’ and Jules Verne’s ‘Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea’.


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