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This from early in chapter 42. Where Andres the guerrilla is trying desperately to get a message from Robert Jordan to Golz about calling off the attack. Mostly because of the language. But also as a technical matter, to note how he stitches global and individual perspective into same scene.   Now they went fast, swooping …

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Words to marry by…

We chose some passages from For Whom the Bell Tolls, to read at our wedding. We considered a few others (Kundera; Garcia-Marquez), but Hemingway’s the one we both love equally, so. Eric worried about the non-sequitor-ish-ness of it, but I really wanted something from this book specifically because it’s the one Hemingway dedicated to Martha Gellhorn, and … Continue reading Words to marry by…