This is not my typical type of review, but a list of discussion questions for a book club.
Title- The Old Man and the Sea
This short novel, already a modern classic, is the superbly told, tragic story of a Cuban fisherman in the Gulf Stream and the giant Marlin he kills and loses—specifically referred to in the citation accompanying the author’s Nobel Prize for literature in 1954
Do you know of anyone that is as stubborn and strong as Santiago? Who and why?
What animal would you relate to, and why?
Who is your hero and why?
What’s something important to you that you’d fight for? Even if it meant losing your family?
What’s your biggest passion in life?
Do you prefer character driven novels or plot driven novels and why?
Is pride a weakness or a strength and why?
Describe your relationship with the sea.
What is the meaning of “manhood?”
What is the meaning of “success” to you?