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The Old Man and the Sea was the last novel of Hemingway. It depicts the beautiful story of Santiago and experienced fisherman with the 84-day streak of failing and catching of the fish that comes to an end. The Old Man and the Sea is novel also the multi-textural and multi-layered that lets you to know about the meanings, themes as well as motifs. The fish tale does honor to author and foundering under the weight of such postwar stinkers the Across the River and into the Trees. The novel also led to receipt of Nobel Prize in 1954.
What makes this book stand out?
The Old Man and the Sea won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1953. In 1954, Hemingway’s Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded.
Read it for
Reading the books lets you to explore honor, glory, pride, life, redemption, martyrdom as well as the struggle of Christ.
Don't read it for
Nothing about the short story fascinated as every page has the normal storyline