The Old Man and the Sea
Pages no: 128
This is, without a single doubt, the most pathetically worthless book I've ever had the misfortune to read.
I first read this book about 22 years ago and as I recall I liked it fairly well. After a re-read today, I came away quite impressed. Hemingway's "spare, muscular prose" is present here but it is not particularly evident unless you focus on it.(It really rarely is). The story is one of will, of pers...
Man, whodathunk reading such a thin book can feel like such a drag? My god, it's so boring! There's a line in which Santiago says to himself 'You think too much, old man' (or something similar, I've got the Spanish version of the book so I'm not sure). That single statement is what the whole story i...
I think this was sophomore year English required reading. I did like it, and I remember being surpirsed that I liked it.