In this story has the very major part is the author by oneself experience. The master calls by the solid Masurium advantage, once has gone to sea with the merchantman. He and opens the good friend standard in the south tower which especially knows to the whaling ship which soon departs "Pei Kuode" the registration. He had known in the navigation process "crue and the deceitful is white whale compared to □Dick", causes on the sea many to catch the whale repeatedly to lose the extremity to break the arm, the ship broken person perishes, is catches in the whale mind one kind of evil spirit. "Pei Kuode" captain the Asian Kazak, in time hunted for hits for not nips a leg compared to Dick, therefore, he filled with reading of the revenge, as soon as thought captured this white whale, actuallied go so far as loses the rationality, turns the leaning hot symptoms which acted arbitrarily to be crazy. He regards as the white whale world root of all evil, pledged must arrive the ends of the earth to press for payment it. He collects one batch of so-called scums of society, does not give a thought to shipowner's benefit, take hunts for the whale to depart as, the use threatens and bribes the method, they make the round-the-world trip or tour together with him, the special matter hunts down and arrests the white whale. After long-term marine jolts the life, has been through repeatedly the hardships and dangers, finally meets the white whale, passes through three days three night of fierce battles, finally finally result this white whale. But besides by the solid Masurium advantage, does not have as soon as returns alive, therefore by fortunately survives the leading character narrates this story to the world.
Is an encyclopedia -like work. What but, is most main is it is a gorgeousness, splendid sight, fills hard and dangerous and the heroic heretical novel. It causes us to see the job on fishing the whale in the capitalism developing process function; saw catches the whale to take one industry the entire production process as well as producer's all sorts of difficult ives. The author through the symbolic technique, concurrently with contrasts, borrows explains, the suggestion, covers up or distort the facts in writing official histories and so on the expression means, drive the winding unconstrained story, has portrayed the innermost feelings world which the characters conceals. Expressed the author to and ugly, friendly and wicked, civilized and is barbaric, the democracy and enslaves, the destiny and the free opinion, expressed him to the ordinary people, especially is black's depth sincere sympathy, the exposition and the satire bourgeoisie's so-called civilization.