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All Quiet on the Western Front, originally 'Im Westen Nichts Neues' in German, by Erich Maria Remarque is considered by many as one of the best war books ever, if not the very best war novel ever. All Quiet on the Western Front, from the first day of its publication in 1928, is considered not only a literary monument, but a political and cultural fact of great significance. Due to the sober and pregnant description of the madness of war, the literary work was immediately and permanently...
Book cover from The Road Back: A Novel (All Quiet on the Western Front) by Erich Maria Remarque
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The sequel to the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Road Back is a classic novel of the slow return of peace to Europe in the years following World War I.

After four grueling years, the Great War has finally ended. Now Ernst and the few men left from his company cannot help wondering what will become of them. The town they departed as eager young men seems colder, their homes smaller, the reasons their comrades had to die even more inexplicable.

For Ernst and his...
Book cover from Arch of Triumph: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque
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The evocative story of a man without a country, Arch of Triumph is a World War II–era classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front.
 
It is 1939. Despite a law banning him from performing surgery, Ravic—a German doctor and refugee living in Paris—has been treating some of the city’s most elite citizens for two years on the behalf of two less-than-skillful French physicians.
 
Forbidden to return to his own country, and dodging the everyday dangers of jail...
Book cover from Three Comrades: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque
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From the acclaimed author of All Quiet on the Western Front comes Three Comrades, a harrowing novel that follows a group of friends as they cope with upheaval in Germany between World Wars I and II.
 
The year is 1928. On the outskirts of a large German city, three young men are earning a thin and precarious living. Fully armed young storm troopers swagger in the streets. Restlessness, poverty, and violence are everywhere. For these three, friendship is the only refuge from the chaos...
Book cover from The Night in Lisbon: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque
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History and fate collide as the Nazis rise to power in The Night in Lisbon, a classic tale of survival from the renowned author of All Quiet on the Western Front.
 
With the world slowly sliding into war, it is crucial that enemies of the Reich flee Europe at once. But so many routes are closed, and so much money is needed. Then one night in Lisbon, as a poor young refugee gazes hungrily at a boat bound for America, a stranger approaches him with two tickets and a story to tell.
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Book cover from All Quiet on the Western Front [Mass Market Paperback] by Erich Maria Remarque (Author)A W. Wheen (Translator)
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Book cover from The Black Obelisk: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque
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From the author of the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Black Obelisk is a classic novel of the troubling aftermath of World War I in Germany.

A hardened young veteran from the First World War, Ludwig now works for a monument company, selling stone markers to the survivors of deceased loved ones. Though ambivalent about his job, he suspects there’s more to life than earning a living off other people’s misfortunes.

A self-professed poet, Ludwig soon senses a...
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When an essay is due and dreaded exams loom, this title offers students what they need to succeed. It provides chapter-by-chapter analysis, explanations of key themes, motifs, and symbols, a review quiz and essay topics. It is suitable for late-night studying and paper writing.
Book cover from A Time to Love and a Time to Die: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque
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From the quintessential author of wartime Germany, A Time to Love and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front.
 
After two years at the Russian front, Ernst Graeber finally receives three weeks’ leave. But since leaves have been canceled before, he decides not to write his parents, fearing he would just raise their hopes.
 
Then, when Graeber arrives home, he finds his house bombed to ruin and his parents nowhere in...