Ernest Hemingway: The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea is a novel[2] written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction to be produced by Hemingway and published in his lifetime. One of his most famous works, it centers upon Santiago, an aging fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream.[3] The Old Man and the Sea was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953 and was cited by the Nobel Committee as contributing to the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954.

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  1. Good morning, coleagues
    Guess we all have liked a lot this book from the beginning, as the letter size is large and the number of pages is low … jejeje
    The author … uses short sentences, likes human behaviour and doesn’t pretend to impress us with an incredible story neither deep philosophy. But they are there, and the merit is his.
    The story … starts humble and simple, but becomes deep and mental as pages go by.
    A pleasure to read slow …

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