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.
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