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Moby-Dick (by Herman Melville)

Expand your enjoyment of literature with the PREMIUM EDITION of MOBY-DICK by Herman Melville (unabridged). This interactive mash-up experience contains ...

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Expand your enjoyment of literature with the PREMIUM EDITION of MOBY-DICK by Herman Melville (unabridged). This interactive mash-up experience contains a multitude of features and content to help take you beyond the words, by providing a 5-star professional reading, background extras, games, and more. NOTE: This app is fully accessible, and includes support for VoiceOver. Moby-Dick is the epic tale of one man’s fight against a force of nature. The outcast youth Ishmael, succumbing to wanderlust during a dreary New England autumn, signs up for passage aboard a whaling ship. The Pequod sails under the command of the one-legged Captain Ahab, who has set himself on a monomaniacal quest to capture the cunning white whale that robbed him of his leg: Moby-Dick. Capturing life on the sea with robust realism, Melville details the adventures of the colorful crew aboard the ship as Ahab pursues his crusade of revenge, heedless of all cost. Self-contained, this app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. This app was built especially for your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch, meaning it fits your device perfectly. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves. This was professionally recorded at the Blackstone Audio studios by Audie® Award-winning narrator Anthony Heald. • PREMIUM EDITION. This app features enhanced content that will provide you with an experience like no other. For this premium edition, Shmoop™ University has contributed in-depth chapter analyses, discussions of significant themes and motifs, and detailed descriptions and motivations of the main characters. Your classroom will never know what hit it! Our premium apps also contain bonus essays, image galleries, and some of them even feature music from the era. When you choose a premium edition, you know you’re choosing a superior experience. • EXPERIENCE. About 24.0 hours of narration. Created on the Folium enhancedAudio™ framework, this app includes extra functions and features not found in either e-book readers or audiobook players. • PLAY IT YOUR WAY. Listening at home or the office? Tap into remote speakers with AirPlay. • SCORE BIG. Enjoy word search puzzles and trivia games, based on the story, characters, genre, and author biography. • CONTROL IT. The audio player offers multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, plus a one-touch chapter browser. The ‘scrub’ bar lets you point anywhere inside a chapter with just a tap, and now you can shake‘n’pause to temporarily halt playback instantly without looking at the screen. • SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the playback will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing. • OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airline-approved! Once you’ve downloaded the app, you’re free from the threat of an interrupted connection. Downloads usually take just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed. • CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and intelligent. • CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the recording you’ve come. • AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the app again. • TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends. • FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas. • GET MORE. Other titles that you might enjoy are updated over time, helping you find that next great experience to enjoy. RATING: Suitable for adults/young adults who enjoy iconic masterworks of American literature.


Technical specifications

Version: 2.4.1

Size: 595.85 MB


Price: $ 18.52

Developed by Blackstone Audio, Inc

Day of release: 0000-00-0

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