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Critical Praise

"Spellbinding."

——Time

"Nathaniel Philbrick has taken one of the most horrifying stories in maritime history and turned it into a classic....One of the most chilling books I have ever read."

——Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm

"Fascinating...One of our country's great adventure stories...when it comes to extremes, In the Heart of the Sea is right there."

——The Wall Street Journal

A book that gets in your bones...Philbrick has created an eerie thriller from a centuries old tale....Scrupulously researched and eloquently written...it would have earned Melville's admiration."

——The New York Times Book Review