The Confidence - Man and Billy Budd, Sailor

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    With an essay by Daniel G. Hoffmann.

    'Life is a pic-nic en costume; one must take a part, assume a character, stand ready in a sensible way to play the fool'

    In The Confidence-Man, Melville's unnerving and hallucinatory satire on the American dream, a slippery trickster and master of disguise comes to swindle his fellow passengers - who themselves may also be con-men - aboard a Mississippi steamboat.

    Billy Budd, Sailor, published after Melville's death in 1891, is a gripping allegory of good and evil, as an innocent man, pressed into service on a British man-of-war, is falsely accused of mutiny. Both these late works are animated with the dark genius of the greatest of American writers.

    The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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    • Formato ePub
    • Editor Penguin
    • Data de lançamento maio 2012
    • EAN 9780141974385
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