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Billy Budd

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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

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Chapters 2-4

18:36

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Chapters 5-7

19:12

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Chapters 8-10

19:17

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Chapters 11-12

13:18

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Chapters 13-15

13:26

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Chapters 16-17

24:57

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Chapter 18

24:52

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Chapters 19-21

15:55

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Chapters 22-26

21:05

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Bewertungen

Very Enjoyable

(4 Sterne)

Herman Melville writes with musical verboseness but tells a good story. One that today is a description of how misinformation is created

an interesting and touching story and so well narrated

(5 Sterne)

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

I hate metaphors

(5 Sterne)

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

(5 Sterne)

Well read - thank you... :-)