For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway Book Club Edition | eBayAs a dynamiter, he is assigned to blow up a bridge during an attack on the city of Segovia. It was published just after the end of the Spanish Civil War — , whose general lines were well known at the time. It assumes the reader knows that the war was between a democratically elected, pro-working-class and anti-Catholic government , which many foreigners like Robert went to Spain to help, and a successful, dictatorial, Catholic, pro-landowner revolt , supported by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy. It was commonly viewed as the dress rehearsal for the Second World War. In , the year the book was published, the United States had not yet entered the war, which had begun on Sept. Set in the Sierra de Guadarrama mountain range between Madrid and Segovia, the action takes place during four days and three nights. For Whom the Bell Tolls became a Book of the Month Club choice, sold half a million copies within months, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and became a literary triumph for Hemingway.
For Whom The Bell Tolls
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Molto Buono Very Good. So dlub might say, never having heard them. Camaraderie and sacrifice in the face of death abound throughout the novel. Seller: MW Books Ltd.Nice and clean pages with light shelf wear on the outer edgessmall crease and nick on the edges of the pages. Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. Overall a very good copy? Buckram stamped in red and black.
This section needs additional citations for verification. Back to home page. The decade or so that Hemingway lived in Key West were among his most productive years as a writer. The artillery is not mine.
Few closed tears throughout jacket. The job had overwhelmed him a little. MacManus Company. Almost in June!
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