The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback)
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The Old Man and the Sea (Paperback)

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Paperback 112 Pages / Published: 04/02/1999
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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
ISBN: 9780099273967
Number of pages: 112
Weight: 85 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 129 mm


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It is unsurpassed in Hemingway's oeuvre. Every word tells and there is not a word too many -- Anthony Burgess
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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“Simply a Classic”

It is always good reading a short story and there is nothing better than Hemingway’s The Old Man and The Sea. It is always easy to see why this classic won the Noble Prize for Literature as it is a simple but stunning... More

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“A metaphor for life if ever there was one”

Okay this may not be the most riveting read in the world but, thanks to Hemingway's ability as a writer, it still leaves you quite breathless as the reader is made to feel every physical struggle and emotional... More

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“Excellent read”

This story is credited with giving Hemingway his Nobel Prize for Literature. And it is pure gold.

A seemingly simple, timeless tale of one old man going to the very limits of his strength and endurance in a battle... More

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