The Old Man and the Sea (Google eBook)

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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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Amazing storytelling. - Goodreads
hard to read at times, slow. - Goodreads
Writing at it's best. - Goodreads
Ending up just a carcass with little worth. - Goodreads
I liked the book and its insights into human nature. - Goodreads
After a slow start this book quickly builds pace. - Goodreads

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Saloni Mehra - Goodreads

An ordinary story written with extraordinary simplicity and beauty that makes you not just visualize, but internalize the story as it unfolds. More than the story itself, the fluid, intimate and engaging style of writing makes this book a classic worth reading. Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - April - Goodreads

I thought it was good, but at the end I was hoping that the old man would throw the fish back also. I felt very sad and wanted to cry just like the boy. Leggi recensione completa

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Informazioni sull'autore (2002)

Ernest Hemingway did more to influence 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 him as one of the greatest literary lights of the 20th 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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