For Whom the Bell Tolls



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Author: Hemingway, Ernest

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Published on 27 May 1999 by Vintage Publishing (Vintage Classics) in the United Kingdom.

Paperback | 496 pages
196 x 128 x 27 | 344g

Hemingway's great novel of the Spanish Civil War'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for and I hate very much to leave it'High in the pine forests of the Spanish Sierra, a guerrilla band prepares to blow up a vital bridge. Robert Jordan, a young American volunteer, 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...

'A sparse, masculine, world-weary meditation on death, ideology and the savagery of war in general' Sunday Telegraph'One of the greatest novels which our troubled age will produce' Observer **One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**