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Public domain, Erich Maria Remarque-Friedenszentrum

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Erich Maria Remarque was born Erich Paul Remark on June 22, 1898 in Germany. He was drafted into the German Army at the age of 18. He was assigned to the Western Front and later moved to the 15th Reserve Infantry Regiment. He was wounded by shrapnel in the left leg, right arm and neck, and was moved to an army hospital in Germany where he spent the rest of the war. After the war, he continued his teacher training and became a primary school teacher. He also began pursuing his writing career. He started writing essays and poems and his first novel, The Dream Room. When he published All Quiet on the Western Front, Remarque changed his middle name in memory of his mother and reverted to the earlier spelling of the family name. The original family name, Remarque, had been changed to Remark by his grandfather in the 19th century. All Quiet on the Western Front was written in 1927, but Remarque was unable to find a publisher. The novel was published in 1929 and described the experiences of German soldiers during World War 1. His other works include: Station at the Horizon, The Road Back, Three Comrades, Flotsam, and Shadows in Paradise. Erich Remarque died in 1958 of heart collapse brought on byan aneurysm. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from All Quiet on the Western Front… (more)
All Quiet on the Western Front (Author) 18,321 copies, 391 reviews
Arch of Triumph (Author) 926 copies, 14 reviews
Three Comrades (Author) 808 copies, 11 reviews
The Night in Lisbon (Author) 623 copies, 9 reviews
A Time to Love and a Time to Die (Author) 613 copies, 7 reviews
The Black Obelisk (Author) 520 copies, 14 reviews
The Road Back 510 copies, 19 reviews
Heaven Has No Favorites 394 copies, 3 reviews
Spark of Life (Author) 340 copies, 4 reviews
Shadows in Paradise 254 copies, 3 reviews
Flotsam (Author) 218 copies, 6 reviews
The Promised Land (Author) 44 copies, 1 review
The Enemy (Author) 37 copies, 2 reviews
Station am Horizont 22 copies, 1 review
The Dream Room 12 copies
Gam (Author) 9 copies
Full Circle 9 copies
First World War [4 Book Boxed Set] (Contributor) 5 copies
Říše snů ; Gam (Author) 2 copies
Črni obelisk 2 copies
batahira 1 copy
TRE SHOKE 1 copy
E.M. Remarque (Author) 1 copy
Szikrányi élet 1 copy, 1 review
All Quiet on the Western Front [1930 film] (Original book) 175 copies, 3 reviews
Arch of Triumph [1984 movie] (Original book) 18 copies, 1 review
A Time to Love and a Time to Die [1958 film] (Original book) 9 copies, 2 reviews
Three Comrades [1938 film] (Based on the book by) 6 copies
Bobby Deerfield [1977 film] (Author) 4 copies
So Ends Our Night [1941 film] (Original novel) 3 copies, 2 reviews
The Other Love [1947 film] (original story "Beyond") 1 copy
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