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For Whom the Bell Tolls Librarian S Note An Alternate Cover Edition Can Be Found HereIn 1937 Ernest Hemingway Traveled To Spain To Cover The Civil War There For The North American Newspaper Alliance Three Years Later He Completed The Greatest Novel To Emerge From The Good Fight , For Whom The Bell Tolls The Story Of Robert Jordan, A Young American In The International Brigades Attached To An Antifascist Guerilla Unit In The Mountains Of Spain, It Tells Of Loyalty And Courage, Love And Defeat, And The Tragic Death Of An Ideal In His Portrayal Of Jordan S Love For The Beautiful Maria And His Superb Account Of El Sordo S Last Stand, In His Brilliant Travesty Of La Pasionaria And His Unwillingness To Believe In Blind Faith, Hemingway Surpasses His Achievement In The Sun Also Rises And A Farewell To Arms To Create A Work At Once Rare And Beautiful, Strong And Brutal, Compassionate, Moving And Wise If The Function Of A Writer Is To Reveal Reality, Maxwell Perkins Wrote To Hemingway After Reading The Manuscript, No One Ever So Completely Performed It Greater In Power, Broader In Scope, And Intensely Emotional Than Any Of The Author S Previous Works, It Stands As One Of The Best War Novels Of All Time.



10 thoughts on “For Whom the Bell Tolls

  1. says:

    Ok, before I commit the sacrilege of dismissing this classic, permit me to establish my Hemingway bona fides I have read and loved just about everything else he wrote, and have taught Sun Also Rises, Farewell to Arms, and many short stories, and had a blast doing it I ve


  2. says:

    Robert Jordan sits on the pine needle floor of the pine forest, the scent of pine drifting through the pine trees which surround him Gazing through the pines he sees a mountain which reminds him of a breast It is domed, like a breast, but without a nipple, unlike a breast The


  3. says:

    I obscenity your transmission I obscenity in the milk of your ancestors I, and always and forever I wandering I, mucking I, obscene obscenity forever and always and milking and transmissing and mucking wandering amongst the forever and the always I obscenity obscene, mucking milkin


  4. says:

    No man is an Iland, intire of it selfe every man is a peece of the Continent, a part of the maine if a Clod bee washed away by the Sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie were, as well as if a Mannor of thy friends or of thine owne were any mans death diminishes me, becaus


  5. says:

    At some point in high school, I decided that I hated Ernest Hemingway Was it the short story we read in English class Was it the furniture collection named after him at Gabbert s Something made me decide that Hemingway was a prick, and after that I dismissed him entirely.This book was beauti


  6. says:

    Not my favourite Hemingway, a little bit too slow But the topic of the Spanish Civil War makes it a good read, and the John Donne poem that gave the novel its title should be yelled, shouted, sung, recited, hummed and whispered by heart over and over again, especially in these times of outlandish


  7. says:

    Suffice it to say, I am not a Hemingway fan.


  8. says:

    Just when I d decided that Hemingway only ever wrote books about people getting drunk in cafes and thinking about how miserable they are, he surprises me and comes out with something like this Naturally, the characters still get drunk and think about how miserable they are, but they do it while being guerr


  9. says:

    Oh dear, I fear this review will be lambasted and that people will note that this is the second time I have dismissed a classic this week In my defence, I did enjoy Orwell s Animal Farm.I really wanted to like this and persevered to past the half way point But when I got to the stage where I was dreading pickin


  10. says:

    I have a hard time with Mr Hemingway, I guess For Whom the Bell Tolls didn t involve as much rampant drinking as many of his other books, but I blame that on the setting a cave in the mountains where only a few gallons of wine were available and a flask of absinthe, the flavor of which is described over the course o


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