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Publisher's Summary

Billy Budd, Sailor is a classic confrontation between good and evil, and the story of an innocent young man unable to defend himself against a wrongful accusation.

©2011 Talking Classics (P)2011 De Agostini UK 2010

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This classic deserves a terrific narrator and Timothy nails it!

I wish Timothy would do more classics, especially those where different English dialects are needed

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Very well done, excellent reader!

Quite well performed. You won't be disappointed. And the story, well, it needs no recommendation.

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Abridged

In some ways the abridged version is better—more plot, less extraneous commentary. The questions of duty, morality, inherent good and evil, and sacrifice in this novella are well worth one’s time.