The Old Man and the Sea

Ernest Hemingway



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Original Title The Old Man and the Sea

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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway. First edition (1952). First impression. Medium format hardback in very good condition. There is a previous owner’s inscription stuck to front end page. Slight shelf wear to boards. Pages clean, binding firm. General wear to dust jacket, now in removable protective sleeve. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About The Old Man and the Sea

So, set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway’s magnificent fable is the tale of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. This story of heroic endeavour also won Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Here, in a perfectly crafted story, is a unique and also timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge to the elements in which he lives. Not a single word is superfluous in this widely admired masterpiece, which once and for all established his place as one of the giants of modern literature.

“A quite wonderful example of narrative art. The writing is as taut, and at the same time as lithe and cunningly played out, as the line on which the old man plays the fish.” – Guardian

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Weight 0.8 kg