Billy Budd by Herman Melville [Unabridged Edition] [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Billy Budd by Herman Melville [Unabridged Edition]

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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.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014522717
  • Publisher: Halcyon Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 4/17/2012
  • Series: Halcyon Classics , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 247,758
  • File size: 227 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.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 5, 2012

    Great read

    A story that strikes you in the heart and head.

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