Billy Budd (Tor Classics) (Mass Market)

Billy Budd (Tor Classics) By Herman Melville Cover Image

Billy Budd (Tor Classics) (Mass Market)


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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, 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...

Herman Melville was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and poet. He is best known for his novel Moby-Dick, which has been hailed as one of the literary masterpieces of both American and world literature. He was the first writer to have his works collected and published by the Library of America.
Product Details ISBN: 9780812504262
ISBN-10: 0812504267
Publisher: Aerie
Publication Date: May 15th, 1992
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Tor Classics