'The best fictional report of the Spanish Civil War that we possess'
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 . . .
**One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World**