Leviathan, or the Whale

by Philip Hoare


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Samuel Johnson Non-Fiction Prize Winner

About this book:

The story of the author’s obsession with whales, which takes him on a personal, historical and biographical journey.

A commentary on the novel, ‘Moby Dick and a natural history of whales, fascinatingly written.

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