by Philip Hoare
“The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea (P.S.)” is a wonderful book which reveals the history of whaling. Philip Hoare is the author of this best-selling book. Philip is the author of different books including Serious Pleasures, Noel Coward, Spike Island, and England’s Lost Eden. In the Whale, the author provides a dramatic history of the whale, the Whaling Industry and the tenuous relationship. Hoare reveals specific and interesting details about each species of whale. He also tells why whales were so in demand during the 18th and 19th century and why people would travel to the corners of the earth risking death to catch them and bring home the spoils.
Furthermore, the great thing of this book is that it mergers in so many strands of thought, such as the love and awe of the sea, of ships and sailors, of the fishing industry.Mr. Hoare It goes through his seafaring experience in the Acushnet and the numerous literary works derived from it, his colleague with Hawthorne. To know more about Whale, then read this best-selling book. To sum it up, The Whale is an excellent book that describes the history of Whaling.