Herman Melville. Pierre, Or the Ambiguities

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BOOK I. PIERRE JUST EMERGING FROM HIS TEENS

BOOK II. LOVE, DELIGHT, AND ALARM

BOOK III. THE PRESENTIMENT AND THE VERIFICATION

BOOK IV. RETROSPECTIVE

BOOK V. MISGIVINGS AND PREPARATIVES

BOOK VI. ISABEL, AND THE FIRST PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL

BOOK VII. INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN PIERRE'S TWO INTERVIEWS WITH ISABEL AT THE FARM-HOUSE

BOOK VIII. THE SECOND INTERVIEW, AND THE SECOND PART OF THE STORY OF ISABEL. THEIR IMMEDIATE IMPULSIVE EFFECT UPON PIERRE

BOOK IX. MORE LIGHT, AND THE GLOOM OF THAT LIGHT. MORE GLOOM, AND THE LIGHT OF THAT GLOOM

BOOK X. THE UNPRECEDENTED FINAL RESOLUTION OF PIERRE

BOOK XI. HE CROSSES THE RUBICON

BOOK XII. ISABEL, MRS. GLENDINNING, THE PORTRAIT, AND LUCY

BOOK XIII. THEY DEPART THE MEADOWS

BOOK XIV. THE JOURNEY AND THE PAMPHLET

BOOK XV. THE COUSINS

BOOK XVI. FIRST NIGHT OF THEIR ARRIVAL IN THE CITY

BOOK XVII. YOUNG AMERICA IN LITERATURE

BOOK XVIII. PIERRE, AS A JUVENILE AUTHOR, RECONSIDERED

BOOK XIX. THE CHURCH OF THE APOSTLES

BOOK XX. CHARLIE MILLTHORPE

BOOK. XXI. PIERRE IMMATURELY ATTEMPTS A MATURE BOOK. TIDINGS FROM THE MEADOWS. PLINLIMMON

BOOK XXII. THE FLOWER-CURTAIN LIFTED FROM BEFORE A TROPICAL AUTHOR; WITH SOME REMARKS ON THE TRANSCENDENTAL FLESH-BRUSH PHILOSOPHY

BOOK XXIII. A LETTER FOR PIERRE. ISABEL. ARRIVAL OF LUCY'S EASEL AND TRUNKS AT THE APOSTLES'

BOOK XXIV. LUCY AT THE APOSTLES'

BOOK XXV. LUCY, ISABEL, AND PIERRE. PIERRE AT HIS BOOK. ENCELADUS

BOOK XXVI. A WALK; A FOREIGN PORTRAIT; A SAIL; AND THE END