The Old Man and the Sea
The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, "The Old Man and the Sea" has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple. powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes the timeless themes of courage in the face of defeat and personal triumph won from loss and transforms them into a magnificnet twentieth-century classic.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
Now that's very interesting. I have a very clear picture in my head of how The Old Man and the Sea ended. It has great detail, and it is wrong in every respect. I remember weeping bitterly in my teens ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - uZiel_librarything - LibraryThing
This short novel describes an incident from the life of an ordinary fisherman extremely well. There comes a time in everyone's life when one gets a chance to achieve all that one desires. It then ... Read full review