For Whom The Bell Tolls: Hemingway E.

For Whom The Bell Tolls: Hemingway E.

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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 dyamiting. 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. Like many of his novels adapted into a major Hollywood film, For Whom the bell Tolls is one of the greatest novels of the twentieth century by one of the greatest American writers.

Type Book
Number Of Pages 496
Item Height 42 mm
Item Width 110 mm
Item Weight 280 Gram
Product Dimensions 110 x 42 x 179
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Format Paperback | 496
Book Overview From the Nobel Prize-winning author of A Farewell to Arms comes perhaps his finest novel, a passionate evocation of the pride and the tragedy of the Civil War that tore Spain apart.

One of the greatest novels which our troubled age will produce * Observer *
The best fictional report on the Spanish Civil War that we possess -- Anthony Burgess
The best book Hemingway has written * New York Times *

Ernest Miller Hemingway was born in Chicago in 1899 as the son of a doctor and the second of six children. After a stint as an ambulance driver at the Italian front, Hemingway came home to America in 1919, only to return to the battlefield - this time as a reporter on the Greco-Turkish war - in 1922. Resigning from journalism to focus on his writing instead, he moved to Paris where he renewed his earlier friendship with fellow American expatriates such as Ezra Pound and Gertrude Stein. Through the years, Hemingway travelled widely and wrote avidly, becoming an internationally recognized literary master of his crat. He received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1954, following the publication of The Old Man and the Sea. He died in 1961