- Hemingway, Ernest. For Whom the Bell Tolls.. Scribners: New York, 1940.
The Question and Answer section for For Whom the Bell Tolls is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The last line of For Whom the Bell Tolls returns the reader full-circle to "the pine needle floor of the forest." The detail, "his heart beating," poignantly depicts Jordan's last moments of life. We are left to imagine his death.
The story takes place over a period of four days and three nights.
I don't have the book handy, but I could look through the etext for you. Maria and Jordan only have three and a half days together, and their relationship begins and ends with desire....... they're both involved in the war. Jordan needs to...