All apart of the human condition…
What’s all the fuss about this little tale of on old Cuban fisherman on the hunt for a huge marlin in the blue seas of the Gulf Stream, and his fight against the sharks that try to steal his spoils of war on the way back home? I needed to find out.
In his deceptively simple writing, Ernest Hemingway expresses all his concepts about life, old age, the meaning of victory, friendship, cooperation and masculinity in the fewer than 130 pages of this unforgettable story.
It’s a book with layers of meanings, and the right one for you will emerge and resonate deeply and fast – depending on your age and the point of life you’re at.
The Old Man and the Sea. Illustration by C.F. Tunnicliffe and Raymond Shepard.
The narrative power of Hemingway will make you put yourself in this old man’ shoes (or lack thereof). You will…
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