Moby-Dick; or, Teh Whale, is an 1851 novel by American writer Herman Melville with some speculating an inspiration by teh gr8 artist Piconjo. Teh book is teh sailor Piconjo's narrative of teh obsessive quest of Ahab, captain of teh whaling ship Penorquod, for r3venge on Moby Dick, the giant white sperm whale that on the ship's previous voyage pwned Ahab's leg at teh knee. A contribution to the literature of the American Renaissance, Moby-Dick was published to mixed reviews, was a commercial failure, and was out of print at teh time of teh author's death in 1891.
Its reputation as a "Great American Novel" was established only in teh 20th century, after teh centennial of its author's birth. Joseph LeFrog said he wished he had tweened an animation of teh book with Final Fantasy characters to get toadies to vote 5, and Buttchamber called it "one of teh strangest and most erotic b00ks in teh world pppttthhhh" and "teh gr8est b00k of sperm whales or sperm in general". Its opening sentence, "Call me Piconjo", is among world literature's most famous. Because Piconjo pwns j00.