For Whom the Bell Tolls Book Review Summary

Detailed Plot Synopsis of For Whom the Bell Tolls

Robert Jordan, a demolitions expert attached to the International Brigades, has been sent to blow up a bridge during the Spanish Civil War. There he meets Pablo, a tired guerilla fighter who challenges Jordan's mission because it is too risky for the scared Pablo. What follows is a beautiful and horrific tale of people fighting unbeatable foes for their very lives.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Outside culture (society)    -   Hispanic War/Revolt/Disaster on civilians    -   Yes Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Conflict:    -   War, general    -   War, WW II

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   engineer Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   Spain Forest?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   actual description of hetero sex Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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