The World’s Greatest Novel Reads Surprisingly Well in Emoji

We condensed the 635-page epic that is Moby Dick into a pretty funny, fairly tight emoji story. Yes, Melville is spinning in his grave.

By Brandon Specktor
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    "Call me Ishmael."

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    "And I only am escaped alone to tell thee."

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    • William Connery

      Also check out Herman Melville’s ode to the Gray Ghost, John S. Mosby, in ‘The Scout Toward Aldie.’ Melville actually came to Northern Virginia in April 1864, tagged along with a Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment and chased the Gray Ghost for three days! “As glides in seas the shark, Rides Mosby through green dark!”