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The Old Man In The Sea

  • The last novel Ernest Hemingway saw published, The Old Man and the Sea has proved itself to be one of the enduring works of American fiction. It is the story of an old Cuban fisherman and his supreme ordeal: a relentless, agonizing battle with a giant marlin far out in the Gulf Stream. Using the simple, powerful language of a fable, Hemingway takes...

    Publisher : Scribner
    published : 2002
  • This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. ***********. Created by Baroness Orczy, author of the famous Scarlet Pimpernel series, The Old Man In the Corner was one of the earliest armchair detectives, popping up with so many others in the wake of the huge popularity of the Sherlock Holmes stories. This is one...

    Publisher :
    published : 2008
  • - Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism - Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

    Publisher : Infobase Publishing
    published : 2008
  • Octogenarian Anthony Smith's journey was originally inspired by both the Kontiki Expedition of Thor Heyerdahl (who he knew) and the incredible story of the survivors of a 1940 boat disaster, who spent 70 days adrift in the Atlantic, eventually reaching land emaciated and close to death. While this might sound like a voyage no-one would wish to emulate,...

    Publisher : Little, Brown Book Group
    published : 2015
  • George Wright has his eyes on a lovely young lady, but he's not sure that his meager lot in life will be enough to win her hand. So with the help of a new friend, he concocts a scheme to convince her that he's got a huge inheritance coming his way sometime in the future.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2017
  • A nameless, eccentric old man, sitting in the corner of a cozy London tea shop, uses pure deduction to solve a series of baffling crimes ? from gruesome murders to cases of deadly blackmail.

    Publisher : Dover Publications
    published : 2014
  • He?s the ?old guy in the club? who everyone judges and scorns, but there?s so much more to his story?Travel into the mind and soul of a complex man on the road to redemption in this riveting, true-to-life novel. Almost everyone who has been to a nightclub has seen him: the ?old man in the club.? He?s the graying, balding loner looking totally out...

    Publisher : Strebor Books
    published : 2014
  • A brilliant study in the art of logical deduction by the author of The Scarlet Pimpernel He sits in the corner of the A.B.C. café, a length of string in his fingers. As the afternoon winds down, he ties and unties intricate knots?in the string and in his mind. No one in the cafĂ© knows his name, but the old man in the corner is the most brilliant...

    Publisher : Road
    published : 2014
  • Who Says Solving Crimes Is A Tedious Job? ?...women have done strange things; they are a far greater puzzle to the student of human nature than the sterner, less complex sex has ever been.? - Emmuska Orczy, The Old Man in the Corner Baroness Orczy isn?t only known for the famous adventure novel The Scarlet Pimpernel. She also gave life to one...

    Publisher : Xist Publishing
    published : 2015
  • These twelve mysteries concern a mysterious armchair detective who solves crimes from reports and using logic. The stories describe murders, blackmail, theft and deception, but all have as their setting the fog-cloaked Edwardian streets in London, Dublin, Glasgow, and Liverpool.

    Publisher : House of Stratus
    published : 2010