Buy all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque, sebastian faulks from amazon's fiction books store the literal translation of the original german title would be there was nothing new to report on the western front and that is exactly what the story is about the relentless awfulness of trench warfare, never. A short summary of erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front this free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of all quiet on the western front. All quiet on the western front (german: im westen nichts neues, lit 'in the west nothing new') is a novel by erich maria remarque, a german veteran of world war i the book describes the german soldiers' extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by. Find product information, ratings and reviews for all quiet on the western front ( hardcover) (erich maria remarque) online on targetcom.
On this day in 1928, the first installment of all quiet on the western front, erich maria remarque's acclaimed novel of world war i, appears in the german magazine vossische zeitung. Amazoncom: erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front (bloom's modern critical interpretations (hardcover)) (9781604134025): sterling professor of the humanities harold bloom: books. Erich maria remarque's unfinished novel the promised land gets english translation 85 years after anti-war classic.
All quiet on the western front is a novel by erich maria remarque, a german veteran of world war i the book describes the german soldiers' extreme physical and mental stress during the war, and the detachment from civilian life felt by many of these soldiers upon returning home from the front the novel was first. An international bestseller, erich maria remarque's all quiet on the western front was banned and burned in nazi germany.
In 1929, remarque scored his greatest, and most lasting, success with the novel, all quiet on the western front (im westen nichts neues) the work graphically depicted the horrors and brutality of world war i (1914-1918) through the tragic experiences of a group of young german soldiers the novel, a lasting tribute to the. “all quiet on the western front” is a novel by the german author erich maria remarque originally published in the german newspaper vossische zeitung in november and december of 1928, the story was collected into a novel and published in january 1929 in its first 18 months of print alone, the book sold 25 million.
All quiet on the western front is surely the most prominent anti-war book and book about world war 1 of all time the german author erich maria remarque foug. Revue de presse “the world has a great writer in erich maria remarque he is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, 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. Buy all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque, brian o murdoch from waterstones today click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on remarque is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank new york times book review there are some books that should be read by every. This book is to be neither an accusation nor a confession, and least of all an adventure, for death is not an adventure to those who stand face to face with it it will try simply to tell of a generation of men who, even though they may have escaped its shells, were destroyed by the war subscribe today full access to this.
'we have become wild beasts we do not fight, we defend ourselves against annihilation ' erich maria remarque's unmatchable anti-war novel was a literary sensation in pre-nazi germany. The book all quiet on the western front, by erich maria remarque, is about a group of 19 year old young men who are changed by the ways of war there is paul: the main character tjaden: a tall, skinny locksmith, also the biggest eater albert kropp: a lance-corporal and the clearest thinker muller: studious, intelligent,.
Book review: all quiet on the western front by erich maria remarque thursday , february 5, 2015 2:29 pm in the years following world war i, much of the literature on both sides of the atlantic was strongly anti-war in sentiment the enthusiasm and idealism that people felt when war was declared and when they signed. Amazonin - buy all quiet on the western front book online at best prices in india on amazonin read all quiet on the western front book reviews & author details and more at amazonin free delivery on qualified orders. Remarque was a great and popular writer for over four decades, but will be remembered always for his first gigantically influential novel, all quiet on the western front when we say influential, we don't mean only in the book's influence on other authors (although it did set the standard for writing about war in the twentieth. Note to teachers teachers: if you'd like a printable version of this guide, click on the pdf link at the bottom of this page about this book about the book 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,.