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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Review: The Old Man and the SeaUser Review - Kylie - Goodreads
This short story was a lovely quick read. I loved Santiago's character development. I loved his determination. I loved the allusion to Christ and his atonement. Needless to say, I will be reading more Hemingway. I don't know why it has taken me 23 years to pick up something by him. Read full review
Review: The Old Man and the SeaUser Review - Kelley - Goodreads
Novel read for book discussion group Ugh...way too many words for one old man's fishing trip. It's a classic but I'll never understand why. Maybe I just don't get it. The old man goes way out to sea ... Read full review