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    All Quiet on the Western Front (Vintage Classics) (Paperback) By (author) Erich Maria Remarque, Translated by Brian O. Murdoch

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    DescriptionOne by one the boys begin to fall...In 1914, a room full of German schoolboys, fresh-faced and idealistic, are goaded by their schoolmaster to troop off to the 'glorious war'. With the fire and patriotism of youth, they sign up. What follows is the moving story of a young 'unknown soldier' experiencing the horror and disillusionment of life in the trenches.

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    All Quiet on the Western Front
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Erich Maria Remarque, Translated by Brian O. Murdoch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 16 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    ISBN 13: 9780099532811
    ISBN 10: 0099532816

    BIC E4L: ADV
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.7
    Libri: ENGM1010
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    DC20: 833.912
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BIC subject category V2: FJMF
    Libri: DEUT3010, WELT2670
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FJMF
    Imprint name
    Vintage Classics
    Publication date
    03 January 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    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. Brian Murdoch was born in 1944. He is Professor of German at Stirling University.
    Review quote
    "Remarque's evocation of the horrors of modern warfare has lost none of its force" The Times "Remarque is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank" New York Times Book Review "There are some books that should be read by every generation... Remarque's story of German trench soldiers of the 1914-18 war gains even more authority in the context of the loss of life in wars that still rage" -- Chris Searle "Brian Murdoch's new English translation shows that Remarque's evocation of the horrors of modern warfare has lost none of its force" The Times "The book conquers without persuading, it shakes you without exaggerating, a perfect work of art and at the same time truth that cannot by doubted" -- Stefan Zweig
    Review text
    This most famous German anti-war novel was publicly denounced by the Nazis. It tells the story of six German youths and their grim experiences in the trenches during World War I. (Kirkus UK)