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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Slow, but fantastic symbolismUser Review - USU Aggies - Borders
I read this book while taking a college-level English course. While sometimes a slow read, the symbolism is very thought-provoking, as Hemingway is a master at doing. It is a fairly short read, as well, which I enjoyed since I was reading it on assignment. Read full review
Review: The Old Man and the SeaUser Review - Goodreads
Hi!!!!! I'm drunk again. So, this book. Ostensibly about a geriatric dude who goes fishing, The Old Man and the Sea covers way more bases than that. One could say it is a book whose themes include ... Read full review