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Be sure to read the two books that immediately follow it Larry Send a noteboard - 26/04/2011 11:41:53 PM
Der Weg zurück and Drei Kameraden deepen some of the story (especially the first, which briefly references Paul's comrades), plus it explains even more why the Nazis banned the book and drove Remarque into exile.

I first read it at 18 and it moved me then toward becoming almost an anti-war person (not an activist; I'm not that absolute and have some realization of the terrible joke that is armed conflict). Most of his other books are good to very good, but not quite as devastating to read.
Illusions fall like the husk of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience. - Narrator, Sylvie

Je suis méchant.
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Remarque, Im Westen Nichts Neues (All Quiet on the Western Front) - 26/04/2011 06:16:11 PM 6327 Views
I read it when I was probably too young, too. - 26/04/2011 06:36:07 PM 906 Views
The last chapters really seem rushed to me, even now. - 26/04/2011 06:43:23 PM 799 Views
I want to read it now, so I think this was a good review. - 26/04/2011 08:03:30 PM 952 Views
I find Steinbeck hard to digest. - 27/04/2011 05:05:45 AM 828 Views
Travels with Charley is indeed great. - 27/04/2011 06:06:18 AM 936 Views
He can also be inconsistent, but that makes him interesting to me. - 27/04/2011 06:47:25 AM 1057 Views
Whyever not? - 27/04/2011 07:13:56 PM 926 Views
I was going to say that too - 27/04/2011 08:23:36 PM 739 Views
Be sure to read the two books that immediately follow it - 26/04/2011 11:41:53 PM 939 Views
The latter of the two is already on my "to read" list. - 27/04/2011 05:03:49 AM 787 Views
Love that book - 27/04/2011 04:49:51 PM 754 Views
Wait... - 27/04/2011 04:58:58 PM 789 Views
Wow - 27/04/2011 10:17:55 PM 916 Views
*NM* - 28/04/2011 09:18:26 PM 361 Views

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