The Old Man And The Sea

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Harper Collins, Feb 14, 2012 - Fiction - 127 pages
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Santiago, an old Cuban fisherman, has gone 84 days without catching a fish. Confident that his bad luck is at an end, he sets off alone, far into the Gulf Stream, to fish. Santiago’s faith is rewarded, and he quickly hooks a marlin…a marlin so big he is unable to pull it in and finds himself being pulled by the giant fish for two days and two nights.

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The poignant and clean prose of Hemingway has a way of making other established authors seem fussy. The scenes he creates in the "Old Man and the Sea" are memorable and stark. There's no window ... Read full review

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User Review  - Vinayak Kesarwani - Goodreads

A book which contains these lines in its early parts "Why do old men wake so early? Is it to have one longer day" shouldn't ever be a part of anyone's morning read but alas the folly of the youth and ... Read full review

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Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) was one of the twentieth century's most important novelists, as well as a brilliant short story writer and foreign correspondent. His body of work includes the novels A Farewell to Arms, For Whom the Bell Tolls, and The Sun Also Rises. He won the Pulitzer Prize for his novella The Old Man and the Sea, and in 1954 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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