Billy Budd (Google eBook)

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Macmillan, May 15, 1992 - Fiction - 128 pages
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title--offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.



This edition of Billy Budd includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by James Gunn.



Aboard the warship Bellipotent, the young orphan Billy Budd was called the handsome sailor. Billy was tall, athletic, noble 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...



  

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User Review  - yukkii - LibraryThing

William Budd was on a British warship as a sailor. He had a plan to kill John Claggart who was his captain and Claggart hated William so Claggart treated william bad. And he did a plan. What was he ... Read full review

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User Review  - Harumi.K - LibraryThing

Billy Budd is stupid,but he is a happy man. He worked hard every day. On contrary to him, Claggart is wicked and cluel man and wanted to punish Billy. One day, Claggart decieved Billy .... For me, I ... Read full review

Selected pages

Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
9
Chapter 3
14
Chapter 4
17
Chapter 5
20
Chapter 6
22
Chapter 7
25
Chapter 8
28
Chapter 17
58
Chapter 18
61
Chapter 19
70
Chapter 20
75
Chapter 21
76
Chapter 22
90
Chapter 23
92
Chapter 24
95

Chapter 9
33
Chapter 10
38
Chapter 11
40
Chapter 12
45
Chapter 13
47
Chapter 14
50
Chapter 15
53
Chapter 16
56
Chapter 25
100
Chapter 26
103
Chapter 27
105
Chapter 28
109
Chapter 29
111
Chapter 30
113
Afterword
115
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About the author (1992)

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 - September 28, 1891) was the author of such classics as Billy Budd and Moby Dick.



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