Jack Pendarvis's Moby-Dick
Ishmael would’ve gone to see that Martin Scorsese movie 'Silence' and thought, “Hey! What’s the big deal?”
Four feet tall, lived in a cave… Quaker… vegetarian.
“Just take a look at Captain Ahab before you decide, because I’m talkin’ about a guy whose leg was bitten off.”
And it’s like, “Mm, I’m gonna get some chowder now.” And the title of the chapter is “Chowder.”
He… uh… turns her into what is inevitably called “nut-brown” from the sun, and all her problems also vanish.
"... if God had meant to say ‘whale,’ he would have said ‘whale!’"
Do you think he’s rude because he uses his harpoon to reach across the table and stab a beefsteak?
Deeply intimate. Bridal. Conjugal. Linked. A marriage. Explicitly!
“Here I am in my raggedy hat and my… boots with the holes in it, and I can’t afford a frickin’… hamburger!"