The Old Man and The Sea

The Old Man and The Sea

Book Title: The Old Man and The Sea

Author(s): Ernest Hemingway

Category: Nobel

Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction, Year: 1995

ISBN: 9780684801223,0684801221



The Old Man and The Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works. Told in language of great simplicity and power, it is the story of an old Cuban fisherman, down on his luck, and his supreme ordeal — a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Here Hemingway recasts, in strikingly contemporary style, the classic theme of courage in the face of defeat, of personal triumph won from loss. Written in 1952, this hugely successful novella confirmed his power and presence in the literary world and played a large part in his winning the 1954 Nobel Prize for Literature.

The Old Man and the Sea is a novella written through the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cayo Blanco (Cuba), and posted in 1952.[1] It turned into the last main paintings of fiction written with the aid of Hemingway that became published during his lifetime. One of his maximum famous works, it tells the story of Santiago, an getting old Cuban fisherman who struggles with a massive marlin some distance out within the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cuba.

In 1953, The Old Man and the Sea became offered the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, and it changed into cited by means of the Nobel Committee as contributing to their awarding of the Nobel Prize in Literature to Hemingway in 1954.

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