Moby-Dick -  Andrew Delbanco,  Tom Quirk, Herman Melville

Better sleep with a sober cannibal than a drunken Christian.

 

Well, very pragmatic of Ishmael. So far I'm having fun. The narrating character is quite peculiar.

 

(just after he's more concerned with Queequeg not coming to bed with his cigar than his machete, since "he is not insured")