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Billy Budd, Sailor (Classic Fiction)

By Herman Melville (Author)
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Written some 40 years after "Moby Dick", Melville's "Billy Budd" is a moving tale of good versus evil. Set aboard a British navy ship at the end of the 18th century, the envious Master-at-Arms becomes obsessed with the destruction of the "Handsome Sailor", Billy Budd.



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Format: Audiobook,   Classical,   Unabridged
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.1" Width: 5.44" Height: 0.97"
Weight:   0.42 lbs.
Binding  CD
Publisher   Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN  9626343001  
ISBN13  9789626343005  
UPC  730099030021  


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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Herman Melville was born in August 1, 1819, in New York City, the son of a merchant. Only twelve when his father died bankrupt, young Herman tried work as a bank clerk, as a cabin-boy on a trip to Liverpool, and as an elementary schoolteacher, before shipping in January 1841 on the whaler Acushnet, bound for the Pacific. Deserting ship the following year in the Marquesas, he made his way to Tahiti and Honolulu, returning as ordinary seaman on the frigate United States to Boston, where he was discharged in October 1844. Books based on these adventures won him immediate success. By 1850 he was married, had acquired a farm near Pittsfield, Massachussetts (where he was the impetuous friend and neighbor of Nathaniel Hawthorne), and was hard at work on his masterpieceM oby-Dick. Literary success soon faded; his complexity increasingly alienated readers. After a visit to the Holy Land in January 1857, he turned from writing prose fiction to poetry. In 1863, during the Civil War, he moved back to New York City, where from 1866-1885 he was a deputy inspector in the Custom House, and where, in 1891, he died. A draft of a final prose work, Billy Budd, Sailor, was left unfinished and uncollated, packed tidily away by his widow, where it remained until its rediscovery and publication in 1924.

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A compelling and vivacious rendition  Nov 17, 2003
Read and performed by veteran actor William Roberts, Billy Budd, Sailor is the unabridged audiobook presentation of Herman Melvilles maritme classic of a sailor "pressed" into service on the HMS Indomitable during the Napoleonic Wars. Despite his popularity among the crew, Billy experiences ruthless treatment from the ship's master-at-arms, and so follows horrible tragedy. A compelling and vivacious rendition, Billy Bud, Sailor is a recommended addition to personal and community library audiobook collections. 3 CDs, 3 hours and 35 minutes.
 

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