Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

The Old Man and the Sea
Ernest Hemingway


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 won Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature. It stands as a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge to the elements.

Paperback, 112pp
Vintage Classics, 1999 (1952)
ISBN 9780099273967