Stung by the difficult reception of Moby Dick, Herman Melville became obsessed with the difficulties of communicating his vision to readers. His ...Show synopsisStung by the difficult reception of Moby Dick, Herman Melville became obsessed with the difficulties of communicating his vision to readers. His sense of isolation lies at the heart of these later works. "Billy Budd, Sailor" is a classic confrontation between good and evil, and the story of an innocent young man unable to defend himself against a wrongful accusation. The other stories also illuminate the way fictions are created and shared by society.Hide synopsis
Billy Budd, Sailor (Assembled Stories) – Audiobook cassette (2003)
Professor Herman Melville, Peter Joyce (Read by)
Audiobook cassette, Assembled Stories 2003
ISBN: 1860154395 ISBN-13: 9781860154393
An historic adventure story telling of life aboard a ship shortly after the mutiny at Spithead in 1797.An historic adventure story telling of life aboard a ship shortly after the mutiny at Spithead in 1797.Hide
Description:Good in good dust jacket. Audience: General/trade. 3 AUDIO...Good in good dust jacket. Audience: General/trade. 3 AUDIO CASSETTES, tested for your satisfaction for a worthwhile set, withdrawn from the library collection, in the clamshell case. Some shelf wear to the box and library markings to the box and the cassettes. The audio cassettes are in individual slots, protected and clear sounding. Enjoy this performance on Audio Cassette Tapes!
Description:Size: 22.7 x 16.6 x 3.7 cm; Boxed set of 3 cassettes in good...Size: 22.7 x 16.6 x 3.7 cm; Boxed set of 3 cassettes in good condition. Melvilles last work, it is a brilliant study of conflicts between social authority and individual freedom, human righteousness and evil. It is the story of a naive young man who is accused of a crime he has not committed. Melville has wonderfully portrayed the agony and helplessness of a young spirit against social injustice. Noteworthy for its infinite interpretations it arrests the readers interest.
Description:VG. Complete and unabridged audiobook, read by Peter Joyce over...VG. Complete and unabridged audiobook, read by Peter Joyce over three cassettes. NOT ex-library. Has some light general reading/shelfwear-otherwise, this is a clean, tight copy. Dispatch within 24hrs from the UK.
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