The Old Man and the Sea

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Simon and Schuster, 25/lug/2002 - 100 pagine
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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 magnificent twentieth-century classic.

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Simple prose, powerful imagery. - Goodreads
The book was at sometimes hard to read through. - Goodreads
Writing at it's best. - Goodreads
The plot is horribly boring. - Goodreads
... ending was a good ending. - Goodreads
I liked the book and its insights into human nature. - Goodreads

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Viktoriya Armyaninova - Goodreads

The story is simple but powerful. After you read it, it kind of stays with you and makes you think. It's like eating potato but having an aftertaste of strawberries. I don't think I will ever be able to forget this book and will most likely read more of Hemingway. Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Jeffery - Goodreads

I have to admit the middle of the book nearly bored the hell out of me, but in the end I came to appreciate Hemingway's style of writing, the concept of man versus nature, and the emphasis of human relationships. Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2002)

Ernest Hemingway did more to change the style of English prose than any other writer of his time. Publication of The Sun Also Rises and A Farewell to Arms immediately established Hemingway as one of the greatest literary lights of the twentieth century. His classic novella The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize in 1953. Hemingway was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954. He died in 1961.

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