The Old Man And The Sea
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing
On the one hand, I hated this book. It upset me for days. On the other hand, it is incredibly written. Worth it, but make sure you can A)discuss it with someone else and B)have some Terry Pratchett/Diana Wynne Jones/what-have-you to cheer you up after. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jenn88 - LibraryThing
A story of perseverance. After 84 days of being unlucky in all his attempts to catch a fish, an old fisherman is taken out to sea by a large marlin. Read full review