Set in the Gulf Stream off the co 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 Lieterature, 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' ANTHONY BURGESS
'A quite wonderful example of narrative art. 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' GUARDIAN