Billy Budd by Herman Melville [Unabridged Edition]

Billy Budd by Herman Melville [Unabridged Edition]

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by Herman Melville
     
 
BILLY BUDD tells the story of a young boy impressed into service with the Royal Navy in 1797. Billy Budd is well-liked by the crew, but aroused the inexplicable hatred of the master-at-arms, who accuses Budd of mutiny. Hauled before the captain on unfounded charges, Budd's efforts to defend himself soon land him before a court-martial.

BILLY BUDD is the

Overview

BILLY BUDD tells the story of a young boy impressed into service with the Royal Navy in 1797. Billy Budd is well-liked by the crew, but aroused the inexplicable hatred of the master-at-arms, who accuses Budd of mutiny. Hauled before the captain on unfounded charges, Budd's efforts to defend himself soon land him before a court-martial.

BILLY BUDD is the final novel by Herman Melville, author of MOBY DICK. It was found unfinished among his papers after his death, and first published in 1924.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014522717
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
04/17/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
190,503
File size:
232 KB

Meet the Author

Herman Melville (1819-1891) was a bestselling American author, widely known for MOBY DICK. His popularity was brief during his lifetime, but a 20th century revival in Melville, along with the posthumous discovery of BILLY BUDD have ensured renewed interest in his works.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
August 1, 1819
Date of Death:
September 28, 1891
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Education:
Attended the Albany Academy in Albany, New York, until age 15

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Billy Budd by Herman Melville [Unabridged Edition] 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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A story that strikes you in the heart and head.