The Old Man and the Sea

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HarperCollins, Feb 14, 2012 - Fiction - 127 pages
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Santiago, an old Cuban fisherman, has gone 84 days without catching a fish. Confident that his bad luck is at an end, he sets off alone, far into the Gulf Stream, to fish. Santiago’s faith is rewarded, and he quickly hooks a marlin…a marlin so big he is unable to pull it in and finds himself being pulled by the giant fish for two days and two nights.

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Simple prose, powerful imagery. - Goodreads
This is super slow moving with an unclear ending. - Goodreads
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Fantastic tale and beautiful characterisation. - Goodreads

nice book

User Review  - Tarush Thakur - Flipkart

The book quality and font are good but the story went quiet slow for me.. The story is about this old man who goes fishing after a long "no catch" period. Author explains beautifully the dynamics of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Krollo - Goodreads

This is a gem of a book. Short and very simple - yet it still holds within it a wealth of wisdom (and a surprisingly effective way to deal with cramp). This is one everyone can and should read. Read full review

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Ernest Hemingway was one of America’s foremost journalists and authors. A winner of both the Pulitzer Prize (1953) and the Nobel Prize for Literature (1954), Hemingway is widely credited with driving a fundamental shift in prose writing in the early twentieth century. As an American expatriate in Paris in the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway achieved international fame with such literary works as The Sun Also Rises, The Old Man and the Sea, and For Whom the Bell Tolls, which depicts his experience as a correspondent during the Spanish Civil War. Hemingway died in 1961, leaving behind a rich literary legacy.

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