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His last work was a poem entitled The Ballad of Reading Gaol. They have produced some of the finest works, often giving birth to new trends in European literature, which have been translated worldwide and made available to us. That place needed his hero who could cheer up the local population living in poverty. That book was a consolation, an old friend, and when I held it in my hands on my first night on the trail, I didn't regret carrying it one iota—even though carrying it meant that I could do no more than hunch beneath its weight. But Melville harbored a secret: The sinking of the Essex had inspired his novel. He has published around seven novels, several short story collections and two nonfiction works. Müller also gives health tips that weren't so common back in the day, advising people to drink alcohol in moderation, to hydrate properly, to clean their teeth, and to sleep for eight hours every night.