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The Old Man and the Sea 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.

About the Author: Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Miller Hemingway was an American author and journalist His economical and understated style had a strong influence on 20th century fiction, while his life of adventure and his public image influenced later generations Hemingway produced most of his work between the mid 1920s and the mid 1950s, and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954 He published seven novels, six short story collec

10 thoughts on “The Old Man and the Sea

  1. Matt Matt says:

    Worst book ever.Just throw the fucking fish back in Fuck.

  2. Sara Sara says:

    Oh, my good lord in heaven Cut your line, land your boat and go to McDonald s Just as in the case of The Great Gatsby, I understand the book Yes, I know it changed the way American writers write I also understand that it celebrates the ridiculous American idea that you re only a REAL man if you ve done something entirely purposeless, but really dangerous, in pursuit of making yourse

  3. Matt Matt says:

    I read this as a young man and was disappointed It didn t work for me I thought it was about a crazy old man gone off the reservation, picking a fight with an innocent fish while ranting about the New York Yankees I would like to take the great DiMaggio fishing They say his father was a fisherman.I picked it up again, after the passage of some years, and found it incredibly poignant It s a s

  4. Stephen Stephen says:

    My very first time reading Papa and I absolutely LOVED IT Sometimes the experience you have with a book can be effected by many things beyond the narrative itself, and I think that is certainly the case here While I believe I would have loved this story regardless, there is no doubt that the stars aligned themselves perfectly to make this a singularly special read for me.Let me explainLast year, I wa

  5. Madeline Madeline says:

    There isn t any symbolism The sea is the sea The old man is an old man The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish The sharks are all sharks no better and no worse All the symbolism that people say is shit What goes beyond is what you see beyond when you know Ernest Hemingway

  6. Will Byrnes Will Byrnes says:

    It is intimidating to offer a truly critical look at such a classic, so we will ease into it with a few images The GOP has offered us a ready made item to begin this list, and yes, I know that John Stewart already snagged this one and threw it back.I turned up a visual art concept that fits in, for a restaurant based on EH themes Although I did not sit for this photo, the resemblance is indeed strikingAnd, of courseTh

  7. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    521 The Old Man and The Sea, Ernest HemingwayThe Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Bimini, Bahamas, and published in 1952 It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime One of his most famous works, it tells the story of Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cuba In 1953, The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and it was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to their awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954 1972 1331 176 1340 175 128 1354 151 1388 1389 158 9789643696108 1391 1363 145 1372 224 1385 1389 222 9789644870729 1392 1954

  8. Nayra.Hassan Nayra.Hassan says:

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  9. Lisa Lisa says:

    My children and I were crossing a bridge in Rome Our senses were acutely sharpened We were aware of each minute spent in this capital of human storytelling, of the neverending drama of human culture and nature in interaction and in occasional clashes Looking out over the river, my son and I spot the sorry remains of a boat, just the bare metal frame without any flesh , and we instinctively say at the same time Hemingway s old man We look at eac

  10. Riku Sayuj Riku Sayuj says:

    The wolves will comeI started this in high spirits as my updates show fifth re read, how thrilling it is to plumb new depths in old wells of wisdom But, as I read on towards the last few pages, I couldn t shake the feeling that this is Moby Dick set in an alternate universe.In this alternate universe The Giant Leviathan is a noble, unseen fish steady and without malice.Captain Ahab is transformed into a gentle, wise old zen master Santiago a humble fish

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