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Billy Budd, Sailor by Herman Melville
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Aug 20, 08

Recommended to Angela by: Jeffrie Murphy
Recommended for: Young men curious about their sexuality; all who like legal/nautical themes.
Read in January, 2002

Melville takes roughly 100 pages to tell a story that might have been a fraction of the length if it weren't for all the stopping to describe in eyebrow-raising detail those sweaty, swarthy, muscular, tanned sailors.
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