Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street (1853) (Completed)

Bartleby, the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street (1853) (Completed)

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Herman Melville By HermanMelville Completed

In "Bartleby, the Scrivener," an elderly Manhattan lawyer with a very comfortable business helping wealthy men deal with mortgages, deeds, and bonds, relates the story of the strangest man he has ever known.

Cover by the talented @FaithMurri.

  • bartleby
  • classics
  • hermanmelville
pantopicon pantopicon Apr 12, 2016
Required neither to ascend or descend in life, particularly after teatime.
CarloMiranda2 CarloMiranda2 Aug 14, 2015
Ah, this is one of the best books I have ever read as far as describing daily life at work. It was so enjoyable I read some to my dad and he enjoyed it too. So well written. Great work!
CarloMiranda2 CarloMiranda2 Aug 13, 2015
Such is his reputation that misjudgment is allayed instantly
SaffronGrey SaffronGrey Nov 20, 2014
Perfect!  Now I don't have to lug around my anthology for this one story.