The Old Man and the Sea

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Harper Collins, 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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I liked Hemingway's compact and flowing way of writing. - LibraryThing
The imagery is stunning. - LibraryThing
I love how direct and clean Hemingway's writing is. - LibraryThing
I did a tiny bit of research after reading the book. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Jerome - Goodreads

As a 17 years old person, I am not tempted to read really deep books. But I read this one. Thanks school, you gave me one of the best books I ever read. This story is refreshing and profound. While a ... Read full review

terrible mistake

User Review  - Jotdeep Singh - Flipkart

before buying from this publishing house you ought to be aware of the fact that it is terrible as far as typographical mistakes are concerned. so many mistakes that i had to re-read the whole sentence ... 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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