Moby Dick is a work of genius that is denigrated far too readily in these dull, materialistic times.
If you're of that certain tribe of people who yearns by nature for something deeper in yourself and in life, then you'll be hard pressed to find a better traveling companion than Moby Dick.
Some of the chapters, in particular, have left people flummoxed. Namely, the discussions on cetology and the shapes of whale heads.
The thing is, once you understand the book, you understand those chapters for what they are, and then you can see their brilliance.
I talked about this topic on a recent video post. Check it out: