All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque audiobook

All Quiet on the Western Front

By Erich Maria Remarque
Translated by A. W. Wheen
Read by Frank Muller

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Paul Baumer is just 19 years old when he and his classmates enlist. They are Germany's Iron Youth who enter the war with high ideals and leave it disillusioned or dead. As Paul struggles with the realities of the man he has become, and the inscrutable world to which he must return, he is led like a ghost of his former self into the war's final hours. All Quiet is one of the greatest war novels of all time, an eloquent expression of the futility, hopelessness and irreparable losses of war.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Public Library Staff Pick of Favorite Books of the Last 125 Years

Paul Baumer is just 19 years old when he and his classmates enlist. They are Germany's Iron Youth who enter the war with high ideals and leave it disillusioned or dead. As Paul struggles with the realities of the man he has become, and the inscrutable world to which he must return, he is led like a ghost of his former self into the war's final hours. All Quiet is one of the greatest war novels of all time, an eloquent expression of the futility, hopelessness and irreparable losses of war.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure.” New York Times Book Review
“It should be distributed by the millions and read in every school.” Le Monde (Paris)
“Surely the greatest of all war books. It stands pre-eminent.” Manchester Guardian

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Author

Author Bio: Erich Maria Remarque

Author Bio: Erich Maria Remarque

Erich Maria Remarque (1898–1970) was born in Osnabrück, Germany, of French ancestry. He studied at the University of Münster but had to enlist in the German army at the age of eighteen. He fought on the Western Front and was wounded several times. He began his writing career as a journalist. Fame came with his first novel, All Quiet on the Western Front (1929), which sold more than a million copies in its first year. He left Germany in 1932 because of Nazism, came to the United States in 1939, and became a US citizen in 1947.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 6.96
Audience: Adult
Language: English