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Billy Budd (1924) [Novella]
by Herman Melville Rating: Weighted - 7.1 / Average - 7.0 of 10 (3 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Aboard the warship Bellipotent, the young orphan Billy Budd was called the handsome sailor. Billy was tall, athletic, nobel looking; he was friendly, innocent, helpful and ever-cheerful. He was a fierce fighter and a loyal friend. All the men and officers liked him....All but one: Master-at-Arms Claggart. Envious, petty Claggart plotted to make Billy's life miserable. But when a fear of mutinies swept through the fleet, Claggart realized he could do more than just torment the Handsome Sailor....He could frame Billy Budd for treason....

Original title: Billy Budd, Foretopman
Alternative titles: Billy Budd, Sailor
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Norton Book of the Sea, Volume II, the (1991) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Shakespeare , Ernest Hemingway , William Golding , James A. Michener , Jack London , Joseph Conrad , Tom Clancy , Erskine Childers , Alistair MacLean , Robert Louis Stevenson , James Fenimore Cooper , Herman Melville , Tobias Smollett , Henry Fielding , Evelyn Waugh , W. W. Jacobs , C.S. Forester , John Masefield , Paul Gallico , Frederick Marryat , Nicholas Monsarrat , Charles Nordhoff , James Norman Hall , Jan de Hartog , Clare Francis , Alexander Kent , C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne , Michael Scott , Dudley Pope , Sam Llewellyn , Hammond Innes , C. Northcote Parkinson , John Winton , W.H.G. Kingston , Boyd Cable , John Hearne , Neil Munro , Norman Reilly Raine , Bill Lucas , Andrew Spedding , H.M. Tomlinson , F. Tennyson Jesse , Lothar-GŁnther Buchheim , Robert Wales
This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Six Great Modern Short Novels (1959) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , James Joyce , Katherine Anne Porter , Herman Melville , Nikolai Gogol , Glenway Wescott
     Billy Budd and Other Tales (1961) [Collection]
      Author: Herman Melville
     Four Classic American Novels: The Scarlet Letter; Huckleberry Finn; The Red Badge of Courage; Billy Budd (1969) [Omnibus Volume]
      Authors: Nathaniel Hawthorne , Mark Twain , Stephen Crane , Herman Melville
     Mammoth Book of Men O' War, the (1999) [Anthology]
      Authors: Walter Jon Williams , Herman Melville , Patrick O'Brian , Kenneth Bulmer , C.S. Forester , Richard Butler , Peter T. Garratt , Frederick Marryat , Richard Woodman , Showell Styles , Jane Jackson , John Frizell , C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne , Harriet Hudson , Michael Scott , Kenneth B. Atkinson , Walter Wood

Edition #1: Billy Budd

Billy Budd (1962)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: Corrected Text
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Billy Budd (1992)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 0812504267
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 128

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