Benito Cereno: Short Story
|ISBN:||9781443435062, Related ISBNs: 1443435066, 9781443435062|
When approached at sea by the slaver San Dominick, Captain Amasa Delano of the Bachelor’s Delight is struck by the Spanish ship’s dilapidated condition, her peculiar captain—Benito Cereno—and the strange atmosphere among the white crew and black slaves. While Delano accepts Cereno’s explanation of trying times aboard the Dominick, including the death of the slave master, Delano’s doubt persists, and the answers to his questions come in startling fashion.
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