The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

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The Old Man and the Sea Read Online Free - 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.

Title : The Old Man and the Sea
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ISBN : 0684830493
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 132 pages


Matt rated it ★☆☆☆☆

November 28, 2007

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

Sara rated it ★☆☆☆☆

April 22, 2008

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 y...

Stephen rated it ★★★★★

May 16, 2012

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 s...

Matt rated it ★★★★★

April 26, 2016

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 fish...

Madeline rated it ★★★☆☆

September 06, 2015

"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

Will rated it ★★★★★

October 26, 2016

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,...

Lisa rated it ★★★★★

March 03, 2018

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 sp...

Riku rated it ★★★★★

November 21, 2014

The wolves will come... I 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 altern...

Brina rated it ★★★★☆

June 18, 2017

Ernest Hemingway is considered one of the masters of American 20th century fiction. Garnering from his life experiences, his novels reflect on his time as a newspaper reporter and correspondent in a Europe during both the inner war and war years. A member of the lost generation, Hemingway was the...

Ahmad rated it ★★★★★

December 04, 2017

521. The Old Man and The Sea, Ernest Hemingway The 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 famo...

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