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Benito Cereno - Herman Melville
Benito Cereno
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781933633053 (1933633050)
Publisher: Melville House
Pages no: 124
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
5.0 Benito Cereno
I've read both Moby Dick and Billy Budd, but of the Melville works I've read, it's this novella I find most impressive. There's none of the windy digressions in Moby Dick or the heavy-handed allegory of Billy Budd or The Confidence-man here. This is as close as I've found in Melville to taut, subtle...
Syahira's Literary Obsession
Syahira's Literary Obsession rated it
"Benito Cereno" were never meant to be read only once. However, it took me some multiple reads into this short novel to make sense of the plot as the book need to be absorbed more than its meant to be read. Based on a true story, "Benito Cereno" was narrated by a very gullible unreliable narrator ab...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it
4.0 Benito Cereno (The Art of the Novella)
janeg rated it
I don't really know what to think of this book.
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