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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Amazing storytelling. - Goodreads
Severe lack of [interesting] plot... - Goodreads
Amazing book, and amazing writing. - Goodreads
This old man was nuts, but the ending broke my heart. - Goodreads
Stunning crystal clear prose! - Goodreads
Hemingway is so easy to read - I loved this book. - Goodreads

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Tish Forteath - Goodreads

I liked this book when I was in school, so I thought I'd like rereading it, but I didn't. I was bored by the endless description of being at sea. The overall plot is good; it was just the monotonous details that bogged me down. Leggi recensione completa

Review: The Old Man and the Sea

Recensione dell'utente  - Harsh Saglani - Goodreads

A brilliant work of fiction by Ernest hemingway! The way he writes is one of my favorites. His style of writing does influence people to do something. As in this book he gives us a moral that we should never loose our hope and we should try our best to achieve what we want. 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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