For Whom the Bell Tolls

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 18/08/1994
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
A masterpiece of fiction
The epitome of a masterpiece with only Hemingway's own Novel 'The Old Man and The Sea' surpassing it in term of writing perfection. Hemingway's deceptively... READ MORE
Reece Dinn at Liverpool Central

Synopsis

One of the greatest novels of the 20th century by one of the greatest writers in American historyHigh in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge.Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer on the republican side of the Spanish Civil War, has been sent to handle the dynamiting.There, in the mountains, he finds the dangers and the intense comradeship of war. And there he discovers Maria, a young woman who has escaped from Franco's rebels. It is in these desperate days that his fate will be set.

  • Publisher: Cornerstone
  • ISBN: 9780099908609
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Weight: 260g
  • Dimensions: 176 x 110 x 36 mm

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For Whom the Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
This is an epic work that despite being set during the Spanish Civil War is almost purely character driven. Hemingway has created a story and cast of chara... READ MORE
Ecowitch
For Whom the Bell Tolls
A moment in time
This book is an excellent book, though not my favouite Hemingway (I prefer Old man and the sea or Fiesta). This book is centred on the Spanish Civil War an... READ MORE
Christian
For Whom the Bell Tolls
A marvelous book, but better than A.F.T.A?
I had read many other Hemingway books before I read "For whom the bell tolls" and I must say that this was one of my favourite, it was a superb novel and t... READ MORE
scotthoughton94
For Whom the Bell Tolls
A wonderful book to read.
A must read book. Robert Jordan the protagonist is defenitely the archetypal hero who is assigned to blow up a crucial bridge with the help of local prtiza... READ MORE
For Whom the Bell Tolls