Friday, June 15, 2007


THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA by Ernest Hemingway, read by Donald Sutherland

Sutherland's gentle and thoughtful reading of Hemingway's 1952 classic is spot-on perfect. When an old fisherman from a Cuban village hooks a great marlin and is pulled out to sea, he must struggle to survive. Sutherland catches the cadence and intonation of Cuba even without much accent, as well as the weary determination of the old man.

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