Billy Budd and Other Stories

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Melville's short stories are masterpieces. The best are to be appreciated on more than one level and those presented here are rich with symbolism and spiritual depth. Set in 1797, Billy Budd, Foretopman exploits the tension of this period during the war between England and France to create a tale of satanic treachery, tragedy and great pathos that explores human relationships and the inherently ambiguous nature of man-made justice. Tales such as Bartleby, Benito Cereno, The Lightning Rod Man, The Tartarus of Maids or I and ...

Billy Budd and Other Stories 2014, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007558193

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Billy Budd and Other Stories 2012, Digireads.com

ISBN-13: 9781420946420

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Billy Budd and Other Stories 1998, Wordsworth Editions Ltd, Herts

ISBN-13: 9781853267499

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Billy Budd & Other Stories 1993, Everyman Paperback Classics

ISBN-13: 9780460872058

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Billy Budd: And Other Stories 1968, Penguin Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780140430295

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