Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy LandWhile Herman Melville is best known for his epic novel Moby-Dick, in his later years he turned to the beauty of poetry.
For twenty long years he dedicated himself to a single project - writing a four-part, 150-canto poem about a traveler in the Holy Land. Based on his own voyage there, Clarel is rich with symbolism, discussing issues of faith, humanity, love, and redemption.
Clarel: A Poem and Pilgrimage in the Holy Land takes us on a voyage to a distant time, and sees the streets, buildings, and people of this landscape through the eyes of one who has lost faith and seeks to reclaim it.
Enjoy this classic treasure! The book is over 650 pages long. All proceeds benefit charity.
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