Billy Budd


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(4.4 stars; 25 reviews)

Young naive sailor Billy Budd is impressed into military service with the British navy in the 1790s, framed for conspiracy to mutiny, summarily convicted in a drum-head court martial, and hanged. Billy Budd is the final published work by Herman Melville, discovered in his personal papers three decades after his death. (Summary by ScientificMethodist) (3 hr 6 min)

Chapters

Chapter 1 16:21 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 2-4 18:36 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 5-7 19:12 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 8-10 19:17 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 11-12 13:18 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 13-15 13:26 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 16-17 24:57 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapter 18 24:52 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 19-21 15:55 Read by ScientificMethodist
Chapters 22-26 21:05 Read by ScientificMethodist

Reviews

an interesting and touching story and so well narrated


(5 stars)

Much to think about here. This story will stay with me.Thanks, narrator. Great job!

I hate metaphors


(5 stars)

just a short simple tale about a man who hates baseless accusations


(5 stars)

Well read - thank you... :-)