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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I liked Hemingway's compact and flowing way of writing. - LibraryThing
The imagery is stunning. - LibraryThing
I love how direct and clean Hemingway's writing is. - LibraryThing
I did a tiny bit of research after reading the book. - LibraryThing

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Jerome - Goodreads

As a 17 years old person, I am not tempted to read really deep books. But I read this one. Thanks school, you gave me one of the best books I ever read. This story is refreshing and profound. While a ... Leggi recensione completa

terrible mistake

Recensione dell'utente  - Jotdeep Singh - Flipkart

before buying from this publishing house you ought to be aware of the fact that it is terrible as far as typographical mistakes are concerned. so many mistakes that i had to re-read the whole sentence ... 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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