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Herman melville's billy budd [herman melville] i was assigned to read this book in my english class either during 7th grade or 8th grade was this review helpful to you yes no report abuse see both reviews write a customer review. Herman melville's billy budd billy budd, a classic by herman melville, is by far the worst book i've ever read for starters, melville died while the book was still in progress the review was published as it's written by reviewer in november, 2005. Billy budd + ebook: herman melville: amazoncomau: kindle store amazoncomau kindle store go search each day we unveil a new book deal at a specially discounted price average customer review: be the first to review this item. Radio theatre: billy budd, sailor by: herman melville this adaptation of herman melville's billy budd, sailor is one of the most moving and powerful stories i have ever heard author/artist review.