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Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

Herman Melville

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the majority of the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti. The book follows the actions of the narrator as he explores Tahiti and remarks on their customs and way of life. Many sources incorrectly assert that Omoo is based on Melville's stay in the Marquesas. The novel is, in fact, exclusively based on his experiences in the Society Islands. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the majority of the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti. The book follows the actions of the narrator as he explores Tahiti and remarks on their customs and way of life. Many sources incorrectly assert that Omoo is based on Melville's stay in the Marquesas. The novel is, in fact, exclusively based on his experiences in the Society Islands. (Summary by Wikipedia)
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Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is Herman Melville's sequel to Typee, and, as such, was also autobiographical. After leaving Nuku Hiva, the main character ships aboard a whaling vessel which makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and the majority of the crew are imprisoned on Tahiti. The book follows the actions of the narrator as he explores Tahiti and remarks on their customs and way of life. Many sources incorrectly assert that Omoo is based on Melville's stay in the Marquesas. The novel is, in fact, exclusively based on his experiences in the Society Islands. (Summary by Wikipedia)

Language:

English

Narrators:

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Length:

11h 31m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:36


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

19:32


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

13:54


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

13:41


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

15:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

18:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:31


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

12:11


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:00


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

15:09


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

23:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:31


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

14:35


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

16:56


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

25:29


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

14:44


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

17:59


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:38


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

15:42


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

14:14


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

21:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

20:04


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

18:22


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

16:01


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

17:30


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

12:50


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

16:43


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

15:42


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

12:03


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:24


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

14:44


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

21:16


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

14:46


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

17:33


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

16:38


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:24


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

11:45


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

21:36


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

22:25