One of the best books I have lessened to in a while. Enjoyed Hemingway's style and the narrator was excellent.
campbell scott does a fine job of narration and i enjoyed his subtlety in affecting a spanish accent.
the book itself was beautiful and strange and i didn't realize how quickly it would end because i couldn't wait to get back to it.
For Whom the Bell Tolls is another classic from the genius of Ernest Hemingway. The book passionately describes the tortuous internal conflict of the American protagonist fighting with a band of guerillas during the Spanish civil war.
Campbell Scott's pronounciation of the Spanish names and dialogue adds to the authenticity and creates wonderful ambience.
If you're a Hemingway fan, this is a definite must!
its good for a little history on spain and if you want to listen or practice spanish as well, but it takes a while to get into. I enjoyed the characteds, very strong. It made me feel like i was really in spain.
The edits to remove the swear words make this book a hard listen. this book should clearly be listed as edited to help others to not also waste their time and money.
I term this the anti-douche bag novel because its about sticking to a plan, defying ambivalence of weak people, and getting a job done at all costs despite how little meaning it may have. In other words, most modern men wouldn't relate to it. I have read this book 20 times and I listen to the audio at least once a year (sometimes twice). This is a superb reading. If you get bored by books that don't have vampires and plot twists, then skip this. If you're willing to handle a good dose of reality, then jump right in. This is the one book I can say that taught me everything I will ever need to know about what it means to be a man.