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 - buffalogr - LibraryThing
A couple, Harry and Helen, in Africa--he is dying of gangrene; she is by his side, taking care of him. My first Hemingway (since high school) and I really enjoyed it. His writing conveys the inner ... Read full review
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(3.5 stars) Spoilers ahead! "First you borrow. Then you beg." The Old Man and the Sea describes the journey in the ocean Santiago, otherwise known as "old man" undergoes when he encounters on a ... Read full review