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Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 15,324 Ratings and 830 Reviews

Book Description
A lush edition of this short classic novel gains new perspective with the inclusion of black-and-white photographs depicting nineteenth-century Wall Street and the prison called the Tombs, where the story takes place. 15,000 first printing.
Book Information
PublisherSimon and Schuster Books for Young Readers
BindingHardcover (21 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages80
Publication Date04/02/1997
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About Herman Melville (Author) : Herman Melville was a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Herman Melville include Moby-Dick: New Edition (Everyman's Library (Paper)), Moby Dick, Typee... more
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10/3/2015 Joshua Mark said:
After Moby Dick, this is my favorite work by Melville and one of my favorite works ever. The story of the clerk who prefers not to do his job and refuses to give any reason at all resonates on so many levels. It's beautifully written and very memorable. Modern-day tales of existential angst have not... more

tags: religion, culture, philosophy, Literature

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