All Quiet On The Western Front written by legendary author Erich Maria Remarque is widely considered to be one of the top 100 greatest books of all time. This great classic will surely attract a whole new generation of readers. For many, All Quiet On The Western Front is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless piees of classic literature, this gem by Erich Maria Remarque is highly recommended. Published by Classic House Books and beautifully produced, All Quiet On The Western Front would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library.
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Paul Baumer enlisted with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Youthful, enthusiastic, they become soldiers. But despite what they have learned, they break into pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. And as horrible war plods on year after year, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principles of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against each other--if only he can come out of the war alive.
"The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first trank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW
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Erich Maria Remarque was born in 1899. He fought and was injured in the trenches in the First World War when he was eighteen years old. He was exiled and his works were burnt by the Nazis. He lived in America and Switzerland and married and divorced his first wife twice before marrying the celebrated Hollywood actress Paulette Goddard. He published several novels after All Quiet on the Western Front, the most famous of which is The Road Back. He died in 1970.
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2009. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1441482652