Discover the most famous anti-war novel ever written
One 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.
‘Remarque’s evocation of the horrors of modern warfare has lost none of its force’ The Times
TRANSLATED BY BRIAN MURDOCH
Now published for the first time alongside Brian Murdoch’s new translation of the novel’s sequel: The Way Back.