‘The best short story Hemingway has written… no page of this beautiful master-work could have been done better or differently’
Set in the Gulf Stream off the coast of Havana, Hemingway’s magnificent fable is the story of an old man, a young boy and a giant fish. In a perfectly crafted story, which won for Hemingway the Nobel Prize for Literature, is a unique and timeless vision of the beauty and grief of man’s challenge to the elements. in which he lives.
‘It is unsurpassed in Hemingway’s oeuvre. Every word tells and there is not a word too many’