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. Get this from a library! Pe frontul de vest, nimic nou. [Erich Maria REMARQUE; Eman CERBU]. Erich Maria Remarque (by), Maxwell Anderson (adaptation) | 3 more credits» .. in America) adapted from a novel by German author Erich Maria Remarque.

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It was the ambiguous setting of the story, but the crux of the matter is the unprepared and forcible conscription among young adults who have no ideas of war life. Paul later mxria the trontul and hands it over to Kemmerich’s mother, only to lie and say Franz died instantly and painlessly when questioned. Kevin R I forget how she treats him in the end. Thank you for everything remarqus done to inspire students.

I loved the moment where our narrator and his friends swim across a river to have a drink with some local French girls, arriving naked because they couldn’t risk getting their uniforms wet. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They read the papers, see the propaganda machines, know the lies. Not an anti-war book?

By the way, this friend abhors Trump. A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.

Then I did not know that it was based on a book. As they proceed through the war, the company gets diminished as maira fall by the wayside. My copy is in good shape for a nearly year-old book.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Plus, it’s so much easier to write negative reviews than positive ones, and I have absolutely nothing bad to say about this book.


Erich Maria Remarque is one of the best known and most widely read authors of German literature in the twentieth century. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Forbidden to return to his own country, and dodging the everyday dangers of jail and deportation, Ravic manages to hang on — all feontul while searching for the Nazi who tortured him back in Germany. His books, his case of butterflies and his piano no longer bring him the joy they once had.

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Nimic nou pe frontul de vest

Memories come to him, but the thing remembered has lost the meaning that it once had for him. Throughout the story, the reader is let in on the narrator’s intimate thoughts and emotions about the horrors of death and bodily wounds, the necessity of hardening of the senses for the sake of survival and sanity, the dependence on solidarity as a means of escape from constant agony of terror, and the futility of war itself.

War affects people in different ways, and has such a physical and psychological impact on a person, and this is described in poignant and powerful detail in this book. The evidence remaeque be seen noi the lingering depression that Remarque and many of his friends and acquaintances were suffering a decade later. The essential nature of the reality behind the memory has dissipated, then vanished entirely. My words are meaningless here.

His relationship with his mother was beautiful. He is the first-person narrator in All Quiet. Detering is a farmer who constantly longs to return to his wife and farm.

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Anyone who has seen war firsthand. Did she blow him off or something? Any drill-corporal is a worse enemy to the recruits, any schoolmaster a worse enemy to his maira than they are to us. 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.


Remarque’s novels have been translated in more than fifty languages; globally the total edition comes up to several million msria. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. Examples of his other novels also internationally published are: After living permanently under the shadow of the Grim Reaper for years, Paul knows better.

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. Shortly after they began being bound, dust jackets came into use. Preview — Nimic nou pe frontul de vest by Erich Maria Remarque. When the Nazis came to power in — just four years after this was published — they set about burning the book, which tended to be their first response to any problem.

When I was trying to organize some of my stuff packed away in the basement, I found my battered old copy and felt the immediate need to read it again. The fact that the book is eighty years old and deals with events which took place nearly a century ago does not make its message any less valid today.