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On the Western Front

John Laffin

On the Western Front

soldier"s stories from France and Flanders 1914-1918

by John Laffin

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Published by Alan Sutton in Gloucester .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22200679M
ISBN 100862993075
OCLC/WorldCa655013933

Most certainly, yes! The book provides a much needed perspective towards war weariness in all it's stages. Right from the initial euphoria of enlistment to fight for one's country to complete weariness and detachment from all the carnage, that was.   Erich Maria Remarque`s book "All Quiet on the Western Front". Gives a very vivid account of the Great War through the eyes of the German soldier. I found the book very compatable to Robert Graves "Goodbye to all that". Remarque describes the school education in Germany at the time as Graves does the English.5/5(5).

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All Quiet on the Western Front (German: Im Westen nichts Neues, lit. 'Nothing New In the West') is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War 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 : Erich Maria Remarque.

All Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque Brian Murdoch, the translator, has given us in his Afterword an excellent starting point for discussing this book.

I refer to it as a ‘book’ because to call it a novel suggests something less horrific in terms of subject matter than what we find in All Quiet on the Western by: All Quiet on the Western Front.

Translated from the German by A. WHEEN FAWCETT CREST. 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. A list of all the characters in All Quiet on the Western Front.

The All Quiet on the Western Front characters covered include: Paul Bäumer, Stanislaus Katczinsky, Albert Kropp, Müller, Tjaden, Kantorek, Corporal Himmelstoss, Franz Kemmerich, Joseph Behm, Detering, Gérard Duval, Leer, Haie Westhus, Kindervater, Lewandowski, by: “The Western Front” kicks off a series of dystopic books by Archer Garrett.

In this book, Archer Garrett does a great job of laying out the America in free-fall scenario. Naturally with the ongoing economic crisis and the deepening political divide, this kind of book is becoming more popular. This one is better than most/5(40). All Quiet on the Western Front may have been the first runaway international bestseller, but its utter lack of pro-German propaganda and honest, downbeat look at war made the book a Nazi target Author: Patrick Sauer.

All Quiet on the Western Front, novel by German writer Erich Maria Remarque, published in as Im Westen nichts Neues and in the United States as All Quiet on the Western antiwar novel set during World War I, it relies on Remarque’s personal experience in the war to depict the era’s broader book is an account of Paul Baumer’s experiences in battle.

Book Summary The record of several schoolmates who represent a generation destroyed by the dehumanization of World War I's trench warfare, All Quiet on the Western Front tells of their enlistment in the army at the urging of their teacher, Kantorek, whose wisdom they trusted.

All Quiet on the Western Front is a novel by Erich Maria Remarque that was first published in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

See a complete list of the characters in All Quiet on the Western Front and in-depth analyses of Paul Bäumer, Kantorek, and Corporal Himmelstoss.

The master scrounger, who even secures four boxes of lobsters to share with his comrades, lightens the load of the young combatants by removing their dependence on the military and reconnecting them with the earth and the normal order of hustling for a good meal, a manly jest, and an untroubled sleep.

The Western Front was a military theatre of World War II encompassing Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, and Germany.

World War II military engagements in Southern Europe and elsewhere are generally considered under separate headings.

The Western Front was marked by two phases of large-scale combat Location: North and Western Europe. Books shelved as wwii-western-front: A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan, Beyond the Beachhead: The 29th Infantry Division in Normandy by Joseph Balkoski.

This book All Quiet on the Western Front PDF is loaded up with direct scenes into the life of a trooper on the war front. The depictions are so striking and abnormal while it made me as a peruser feel melancholic all through.

The book has succeded in crushing the legends I had with respect to the brilliance of war. Books shelved as world-warwestern-front: A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan, Overlord: D-Day and the Battle for Normandy by Max Hastings, Band of Brot.

Book An American on the Western Front tells the remarkable story of a young American serviceman in World War I, following his progress from the sunny optimism of springtime California in to the dank autumnal mists of northern France in Combining this personal story with a narrative account of the United.

This type of representation is one of the things that makes All Quiet on the Western Front such a great book – it is clearly everyman's story of the war. Think about it: there is nothing particularly special about Paul, other than that he wrote this book.

His story is presumably played out thousands of times, just as the passively evil. All Quiet on the Western Front was one of the key books of its generation. In the late 20s and early 30s there were very few in the US or Europe who hadn’t read the book, or seen the justly famous film version, directed by Lewis Milestone, which starred Lew Ayres as Paul.

About All Quiet on the Western Front. Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I. I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.

I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow/5(). Narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man fighting on the French front, Erich Maria Remarque’s “All Quiet on the Western Front” describes the extreme circumstances of the German soldiers of the First World War.

Paul and his friends volunteered to join the army after being swept up by the patriotic speeches of their : Turtleback Books. The remarkable book, All Quiet on the Western Front, which is the June selection of the Book of the Month Club, has had several passages deleted and milder words substituted in some places at the Author: Richard Nelsson.All Quiet on the Western Front 3 Please let the wind of desire that rose from the multi-coloured spines of those books catch me up again, let it melt the heavy, lifeless lead weight that is there somewhere inside me, and awaken in me once again the impatience of the future, the soaring delight in the world of the intellect – let it carry me.