Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life the Travel literature book published on 1846 in New York. Written in English language. It was the first novel of the writer Herman Melville. First published in London then in New York. Author show his own experience in island Nuku Hiva, South Pacific Marquesas Islands in 1842. This novel is the most popular work of the writer. Writer tell his travel journey in this novel. Writer received Critical opinion on the novel.
Narrator tell the story of himself when he was travelling on a ship as a sailor moving to an island. Its a biographical elements novel. The narrator is unhappy after finding the whale for sperm oil, but they are still searching. Then he decide to to escape the island to recruits his one of the fellow sailor. His name is agile Toby ,the narrator and Toby escape successfully. They start living in a island but there is no food and water there so they want to find a valley. The they find a valley and living there.
He was an American novelist, Best known for his novel Mardi: And a Voyage Thither, Moby-Dick; or, The Whale, The Encantadas, or Enchanted Isles and The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade. Born in August 1, 1819 and died on September 28, 1891. His style is Gothic Romanticism, Tall tale and Captivity narrative.