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The old man was thin and gaunt with deep wrinkles in the back of his neck. The brown blotches of the benevolent skin cancer the sun brings from its reflection on the tropic sea were on his cheeks. The blotches ran well down the sides of his face and his hands had the deep-creased scars from handling heavy fish on the cords. But none of these scars were fresh. They were as old as erosions in a fishless desert. Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated
автор: Эрнест Хемингуэй (Ernest Hemingway). Читать на английском и переводить текст. The old man was thin and gaunt with deep wrinkles in the back of his neck
автор: Эрнест Хемингуэй (Ernest Hemingway). The old man was thin and gaunt with deep wrinkles in the back of his neck. Everything about him was old except his eyes and they were the same color as the sea and were cheerful and undefeated.
The Old Man and the Sea is a short novel written by the American author Ernest Hemingway in 1951 in Cuba, and published in 1952. It was the last major work of fiction by Hemingway that was published during his lifetime. One of his most famous works,. 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.
Hemingway died about 9 years after this book was published. This time I was struck by the clash of the old man's excruciating fishing experience with the indifference of the waiter at the end, who when asked by a tourist what that wreckage of bones is, floating out there, just shrugs and says, "Tiburon. shark), a fish which is a common, everyday sight in the Havana Harbor of the time.
by. Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961.
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and devastates with them.
The only bright spot about the book is if you think of it on a metaphorical level: there is a point at which ALL of us must grit our teeth and hold on in the face of despair. That is the definition of life. and devastates with them. The most powerful emotions, passions and struggles that people experience are often tied to the most basic needs and the most elemental aspects of who they are. I felt an immediate connection to the story and was deeply moved by the restrained, yet palpable power of the narrative.
In May 1953, the novel received the Pulitzer Prize and was specifically cited when in 1954 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature which he dedicated to the Cuban people. The story begins, as you might expect, with an old man named Santiago. He is a fisherman who has not caught a fish in 84 days.
Author: Ernest Hemingway
Category: Literature and Fiction
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Publisher: Perfection Learning; Reprint. edition (May 1, 1995)
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