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 - ecataldi - LibraryThing
I will shamefacedly admit that this is the first Ernest Hemingway novel I have ever read. I know. I'm a monster. How dare I call myself a librarian! I'm glad I finally got around to reading this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MaureenCean - LibraryThing
I didn't really expect to enjoy this because of the subject matter, despite my adoration of Hemingway. In my head I was linking it to Moby Dick and I knew I didn't want to go there. So yeah, I was ... Read full review