For Whom the Bell Tolls

by Ernest Hemingway


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 suberb account of El Sordo s last stand.

“For what are we born if not to aid one another?”

Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls