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Benito Cereno, Bartleby: The Scrivener, and The Encantadas

Length: 247 pages3 hours


In this collection readers will find three of Herman Melville's most popular shorter works, "Benito Cereno", "Bartleby: The Scrivener", and "The Encantadas". Considered to be one of Melville's best short stories, "Benito Cereno" is a tale of the revolt aboard a Spanish ship. "Bartleby: The Scrivener" is a moral allegory set on Wall Street in New York. And "The Encantadas" are a collection of sketches based on Melville's experiences in the Galapagos Islands.

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