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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest HemingwaySet 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. It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man's challenge to the elements. Every word tells and there is not a word too many". 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". Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in , only to return to the battlefield — this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war — in
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One of his most famous works, it tells the story of Santiago, an aging Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Cuba. The Old Man and the Sea tells the story of a battle between an aging, experienced fisherman, Santiago, and a large marlin.
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