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Why are other books of Herman Melville generally forgotten?

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Bartleby and Billy Budd are still read. I think the sea tale has gone out of style. If you are going to read one of his then you will pick his best. That book ruined his fame and reputation which had been built up with his previous books and then his later books were generally never known. Except for the first two I mentioned but neither are novels.

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J K Rowling plagiarized this title. True story.



I am in the middle of reading TYPEE



It was famous during his lifetime; Moby Dick became famous posthumously.

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TYPEE and OMOO will never be forgotten by crossword puzzle constructors.

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Omoo after typee!

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Omoo after typee!
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Blood group?

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What an asshole!

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Racist thread

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