The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback)Ernest Hemingway (author)
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If you loved BBC4's Hemingway , read the book that won Ernest Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature
Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway's magnificent fable is the tale of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish.
It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 85 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 129 mm
A quite wonderful example of narrative art. The writing is as taut, and at the same time as lithe and cunningly played out, as the line on which the old man plays the fish * Guardian *
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