Author: Hermann Melville
Details: Classics • 1450L
Published: 1891
Billy Budd boards the Bellipotent and leaves land behind. He does his job to his upmost, which turns out not to be good enough. What becomes of Billy and his life at sea? This Melville classic was left unfinished and destined to be lost forever, until it was hastily written and finished so that we could enjoy it.

Characters

  • Captain Graveling
    Billy Budd, Sailor
  • Caspar Hauser
    Billy Budd, Sailor
  • The Officer
    Billy Budd, Sailor
  • Billy
    Billy Budd, Sailor
  • Lieutenant
    Billy Budd, Sailor
  • Narrator
    Billy Budd, Sailor