top of page

'The best fictional report of the Spanish Civil War that we possess'

Anthony Burgess


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**

Ernest Hemingway - For Whom The Bell Tolls

    bottom of page