Billy Budd and Other Stories

Billy Budd and Other Stories

Introduction by: Frederick Busch

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140390537
  • 416 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


Brilliant short stories and a novella by the author of Moby-Dick

“Billy Budd, Sailor,” a classic confrontation between good and evil, is the story of an innocent young man unable to defend himself from wrongful accusations. Other selections include “Bartleby,” “The Piazza,” “The Encantadas,” “The Bell-Tower,” “Benito Cereno,” “The Paradise of Bachelors,” and “The Tartarus of Maids.”

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
Billy Budd and Other Stories

Billy Budd and Other Stories

Herman Melville, Introduction by: Frederick Busch

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