A Bell for Adano

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A. A. Knopf, 1963 - World War, 1939-1945 - 222 pages
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The story is sweet, but the ending is sad. - Goodreads
The plot-line, too obvious. - Goodreads
A Bell for Adano is very easy to read. - Goodreads
Hersey's writing is excellent. - Goodreads
Two plot lines run through the story. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Christopher Cooley - Goodreads

Ms. Doering, Since my last letter, I have been reading a book called, A Bell for Adano. It is by John Hersey and as far as I can tell, the genre is Historical Fiction. It is 245 pages, even though I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Daze in the Breeze - Goodreads

Hasn't aged well at all. While I found the narrative fairly unengaging, though, it was the simplistic characterization and the racist depiction of the Italian characters that truly drove me off. The ... Read full review


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