The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwayThe Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

The Old Man and the Sea

byErnest Hemingway

Paperback | August 24, 2016

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The Old Man and the Sea, an apparently simple fable, represents the mature Hemingway at his best.   He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature soon after its publication, and half a century later it is still one of his most read books.

Title:The Old Man and the SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:46 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.11 inPublished:August 24, 2016Publisher:Benediction BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1781396809

ISBN - 13:9781781396803

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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Quick read It starts off a little slow and gets better as you go on. I loved the ending and it's one of those books that looking back at it, I see just how deep and meaningful the story is, even with such a simple plot-line
Date published: 2018-08-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Little Story An old man and a story about persevering... what's not to love? #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Must read it Definitely not Hemingway's best work, but one of his most notable. It is quite short so I do believe everyone should read it when they get the chance, and quite honestly, it would not do it any favours if it did go any longer.
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK but not his best. The story was interesting and kept me engaged, but it wasnt Hemingway's best work.
Date published: 2018-07-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Kind of boring Not much goes on throughout the book and I didn't find the adventure of the old man trying to fish that interesting. I did like the ending though.
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book Excellent book- really looking forward to reading more of Hemmingway's work. The pacing and the descriptive writing was perfect. Hemmingway had me rooting so badly for the old fart.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I really hated it I really dislike Hemingway's writing style, it is bland and dull, dull, dull. If you enjoy rich language and prose, don't read the book. It's not worth your time. If you want something short and sweet, pick up "Waiting or Godot" instead. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Beautiful It might seem a bit slow at first, but that is just Hemingway´s style. At the very end you will actually fall in love with the story.
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good!! My favorite one by Hemingway. I just wish it was a much longer story.
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Classic Hemingway! The old man and the sea is a must read. Classic Hemingway!
Date published: 2018-01-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not the best... First book by Hemingway I read, so I was very excited, but honestly I did not enjoy it. I thought it was pretty boring and dry.
Date published: 2018-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Read it for school and really enjoyed it. A bit dry at times, but it is fairly short.
Date published: 2018-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Would recommend While not the biggest fan of Hemmingway's prose, I thoroughly enjoyed The Old Man and the Sea.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Masterpiece Holy cow! As a reader who generally sticks to fantasy/sci-fi, I decided to give this book a try. I do not regret this one bit! A beautiful story about hardships and how to face it. Beautiful read
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Ugh. I am not a fan of Ernest Hemingway's writing style but I gave it a shot anyway. Definitely not my cup of tea. It made me fall asleep.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A good book, but... It was a little too bland for my taste.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great one-day read! This classic is sure to keep you reading! Hemingway's style just keeps you on the edge of your seat while the protagonist struggles with his ventures. The book is written without any chapter breaks, though it's quite easy to find a place to stop when you need to. Overall, it's a wonderful read, and one that can be finished quickly, since it's quite short.
Date published: 2017-08-17