By Erich Maria Remarque
From the fundamental writer of wartime Germany, A Time to like and a Time to Die echoes the harrowing insights of his masterpiece All Quiet at the Western Front.
After years on the Russian entrance, Ernst Graeber eventually gets 3 weeks’ go away. yet seeing that leaves were canceled sooner than, he comes to a decision to not write his mom and dad, fearing he might simply bring up their hopes.
Then, while Graeber arrives domestic, he reveals his apartment bombed to damage and his mom and dad nowhere in sight. no one is aware in the event that they are useless or alive. As his go away attracts to a detailed, Graeber reaches out to Elisabeth, a adolescence pal. Like him, she is imprisoned in an international she didn't create. yet in a time of conflict, love turns out a global away. and occasionally, transitority convenience can result in whatever unforeseen and redeeming.
“The international has an exceptional author in Erich Maria Remarque. he's a craftsman of certainly first rank, a guy who can bend language to his will. no matter if he writes of guys or of inanimate nature, his contact is delicate, enterprise, and sure.”—The manhattan instances ebook assessment
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A Time to Love and a Time to Die: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque