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
This is super slow moving with an unclear ending. - Goodreads
And gives the flavour of a great writer. - Goodreads
This book was very difficult to read. - Goodreads
Crisp, concise storytelling. - Goodreads
Fantastic tale and beautiful characterisation. - Goodreads

nice book

Recensione dell'utente  - Tarush Thakur - Flipkart

The book quality and font are good but the story went quiet slow for me.. The story is about this old man who goes fishing after a long "no catch" period. Author explains beautifully the dynamics of ... Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Study Guide (Prentice Hall Literature)

Recensione dell'utente  - Krollo - Goodreads

This is a gem of a book. Short and very simple - yet it still holds within it a wealth of wisdom (and a surprisingly effective way to deal with cramp). This is one everyone can and should read. 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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