The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 18/08/1994
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One of the greatest novels of the 20th century by one of the greatest writers in American history - 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 story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish.

Here, in a perfectly crafted story, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements in which he lives. Not a single word is superfluous in this widely admired masterpiece, which once and for all established his place as one of the giants of modern literature.

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099908401
  • Number of pages: 112
  • Weight: 65g
  • Dimensions: 178 x 110 x 6 mm

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The Old Man and the Sea
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... READ MORE
The Old Man and the Sea
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 t... READ MORE
The Old Man and the Sea
As part of my GCSE course we had to read The Old Man And The Sea, but I've got to class it as one of the most boring reads of my life. Plot summary? Man g... READ MORE
Alice Miller
The Old Man and the Sea
Old man and the sea
Brilliant book.
Andrew Morris
The Old Man and the Sea
A Stunning piece of writing! The story might be simple, but it is very well written and you will not want to put this down until you reach the end. You w... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
The Old Man and the Sea
Fine, but...
I'm not quite sure why this book has so many superlative reviews. Or quite why it won the Nobel prize for literature. Maybe I missed something? The plot wa... READ MORE
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The Old Man and the Sea
Intensely Personal
Whilst reading this I was propelled by the characters with the very real feeling of being a direct observer of events and there is little more compelling w... READ MORE
Virginia Maine