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Ernstas Greberis, pagrindinis romano „Laikas gyventi ir laikas mirti“ (1945 m.) veikėjas – vokiečių armijos, kuriai vadai buvo pažadėję viešpatavimą visame pasaulyje ir kuri dabar skaičiuoja žuvusiuosius, kareivis. Trumpam paleistas atostogų, jis tik per plauką išvengia mirties ir, palikęs frontą prie Stalingrado, išvyksta į gimtinę aplankyti artimųjų. Tačiau kelionė namo ...more
Hardcover, 438 pages
Published 1958 by Latvijas Valsts izdevniecība (first published January 1st 1954)
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Thea
Последната книга, която Ремарк пише. Темата – позната до болка и негова любима. Война, живот извън рационалното, копнеж по обикновеното и моментната среща на двама души в средата на разрухата.

Факт е, че стилът на Ремарк не се отличава с лекота. Думите лежат сковано, дървено върху листа, обаче под грубата рамка има ужасно много нежност, която да се вземе. И нежност, и рани, и болка, и оптимизъм. Краят е предвидим, но и друг не би бил възможен.

Простичките описания на нещо толкова неразбираемо за
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arcobaleno
Dove inizia la colpa? E fino a che punto arriva la complicità?
Leggere il romanzo nella prima edizione del 1954 (usata bene, solo un po’ ingiallita dal tempo) mi ha fatto assaporare un gusto più profondo; mi ha permesso di sentirmi dentro nella storia già alle prime pagine.
Ambientato in un arco di tempo di poche settimane, durante la seconda guerra mondiale, ha come sfondi successivi il fronte russo e la città tedesca dove Graeber torna per una breve licenza, dopo due anni di prima linea. In rea
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Dennis Ioffe
This book was quite amazing. It is from the viewpoint of a Nazi soldier who gets to go home from war. He finds out that things home are terrible, everything is turned upside down. He falls in love and among the chaos there are moments of peace and beauty. There is amazing social commentary on concepts such as collective guilt, our responsibility to standing up to evil and war. The ending of the book is quite haunting and i cant wait to read more of his books
Sonia Reppe
Why is this not as popular as All Quiet on the Western Front? Like All Quiet, it's about a young German soldier in WWII, but this one has a great love story and was three times more pleasurable for me. *note* Don't read this if you're a recovering alcoholic because on every page, someone is drinking something.

update: Oops, I mean WWI.
Thornike Lelashvili
კიდევ ერთხელ დაგანახებს ადამიანს, რომ ადამიანი ნებისმიერ იდეოლოგიაზე უფრო მეტია.
მეორე მსოფლიო ომის ნანგრევებში სიკვდილთან ერთად გრძნობ სიცოცხლეს, სიყვარულს და გაზაფხულს.
მომწონს, რომ რეალიზმი არანაირ შანსს არ უტოვებს "ჰეფფი ენდს".
ძალიან კარგი წიგნია.
соленка
Ремарк е всичко, което един стойностен писател предполага да бъде - литературен гений, който си служи прекрасно с думите и отличен познавач на човешката психика, който описва мислите и случващото се в душата по един невероятен начин. С две думи, сякаш аз самата бях Ернст Гребер.
Неговите мисли са и мои мисли. В един момент неусетно оставяш книгата и се отвличаш в собствените си разсъждения за собствените си разбирания и собствения си реален живот.

Нещата, за които става дума в книгата, са всевечн
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Джорджия
Jan 29, 2014 Джорджия rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Джорджия by: Аудиокниги.
Втора книга на Ремарк, второ добро попадение. Явно любимата му тема е войната. Тук е от гледната точка на немски войник. Явно войната не е пречка да разцъфне една красива любов. Да - налице са противоположности - война - любов, добро - зло, глад и мизерия - разточително и ненужно богатство. Войната работи в два плана - бомбардировките в градовете и на бойното поле. Нашия човек Гребер има възможността да участва и в двата пълноценно и по човешки. При хора като него е налице сякаш пробуждане, няка ...more
Daria
Для меня это лучшее произведение Ремарка, здесь есть все, за что все так любят и читают Эриха Марию: гнетущие обстоятельства и обреченные влюбленные, которые пытаются противостоять всему этому ужасу, несправедливо и незаслуженно свалившемуся на них, также хватает философских размышлений.
Veleka Georgieva
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Yesenia Vargas
Brilliant on so many levels. We were studying the Stanford Prison Experiment in psychology, which led me to read Ordinary Men, which led me to read this. And I honestly think this is the better of the three for explaining why good people do bad things.

A soldier tries on the role of a civilian, tries to balance following orders with making his own life, and struggles with disillusionment and love. He's still a Nazi, still a German soldier, but he doesn't feel the weight of those title yet. He's j
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carl  theaker



Otherwise known as 'All Quiet on the Eastern Front'...
after Remarque's notable work 'All Quiet on the Western Front'
it's been observed he was a one trick pony and this book
does nothing to defer that accusation.

This is a sentimental version with our hero Ernst, a
German soldier on the Eastern Front who undergoes all the
ups and downs of soldiers everywhere. Remarque was
nestled in Hollywood when he wrote this one during the
war, so I'm sure he had movies on the brain.

I did like this tale particula
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Walter
I have always been a fan of Erich Maria Remarque's novel "All Quiet on the Western Front", which I consider to be one of the best war novels ever written. So, when I saw "A Time to Love and a Time to Die" at a used book store, I was excited to read it. I had hoped that "A Time" would live up to the high standards of "All Quiet". I was not disappointed.

"A Time" is arguably an even better novel than "All Quiet". Set in World War II, it is the story of Ernst Grueber, a soldier in the German Army on
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Una
Jul 21, 2012 Una rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: civilians
Recommended to Una by: Evita
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Lielāka par manu vērtējumu. Uzbūvē, sižetā vienkārša un spēcīga (viņš tiek atvaļinājumā no kara šausmām, divas nedēļas dzīvo un mīl, zinot, ka pienāks laiks mirt, un tad tas pienāk). Morāli interesanta un neatbildama - ko cilvēks var darīt ar karu? Kā to pat aptvert? Bet karš, pat grāmatā izlasīts, lieliski palīdz novērtēt vienkārši labās lietas, kas pieejamas miera dzīvē. Uzvilkt skaistu kleitu. Aiziet vakariņās. Pavadīt ar tiem, ko mīlam, kopā katru brīdi, atceroties, ka šie brīži reiz izbeigs ...more
Siranush
It was ammazing. I cannot say that I was enjoying because the book started with the scene of describing dead soldiers: and it was about war.
Read and think about life. After this book it's impossible to not think about life and what you have now. Now I understand and worth more each second of my life and what do I have right now.
Nadezhda Rasheva
Превъзходна!!! Болезнено реалистична, покъртителна на моменти и много истинска. Тази книга ме накара да изпитам неистово желание да прочета всичко, написано от Ремарк. Изключителен стил на писане, интересна фабула и трогателни в своята обреченост съдби. Истински шедьовър!
Vaas
1944 год, немецкие войска отступают изРоссии. ребер получает трёхнедельный отпуск. Он отправляется к родителям в Верден, однако прибыв домой, узнаёт, что город регулярно подвергается сильным бомбардировкам. Здания на улице, где жили его родители, превращены в руины, из развалин извлекают раздавленных жителей. Жертвами бомбардировок стали несколько тысяч человек. Занимаясь поисками родителей, Гребер встречает 20-летнюю Элизабет Крузе, которую помнил ещё девочкой. Отец Элизабет находится в концлаг ...more
Rebecca Knight
I remember the thing I loved most about this book was discussing it with Dad. He wasn't big on novels, but he thought this one was ok, because it was about a German soldier on leave from the Soviet front. :) One of the best scenes we discussed was the one where the main character is on the train ride away from the front, and all the soldiers are talking about what they are really fighting for. Trying to make sense of the racial purity policies, trying to understand who is an ally and who is real ...more
Mihnea
Der Tod roch anders in Russland als in Afrika.

Zeit zu leben und Zeit zu sterben handelt vom psychologischen Drama Ernst Graebers, einem deutschen Soldaten der auf Fronturlaub im Zweiten Weltkrieg seine zerbombte Heimatstadt besucht.

In seiner Liebe zu Elisabeth findet er zwar etwas Ablenkung vom Tod und Zerstörung, kann aber die Frage seiner Mitschuld zum Kriege und Verbrechen nicht loslassen. Deswegen empfiehlt ihm Pohlmann, einer seiner alten Lehrer, in das Gute im Menschen zu glauben, was aber
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Lenka Řízek
speechless witness of what is good and bad....how much can a human bear
Ceruleancat
People complained that this book is pretty much Remarque's formula for depressing reads. Sure it is, but hey, some of us love Remarque because angst and bittersweet romance is what we're going to get! The novel starts off in Russia, with a ghastly description of the front lines, and moves back through the wasteland of the narrator's hometown, as he tries to find his family, and experiences microcosms of both the soldier and the civilian trying to simply survive in the latter days of a war they w ...more
Tanvir Ahmed
Ernst returns home to find his family home destroyed and his family missing. While he's in town he runs into Elizabeth, a young woman whom he had known in school but had never given a thought to before. Elizabeth lost her father because a Nazi had denounced him, and her father was sent to the concentration camp. So here are two disillusioned young people who have lost their families and wonder what it is all about. Why should the German people continue to suffer for the Nazis. Why can't the war ...more
Martina
"-Vorrei sapere fino a che punto io abbia partecipato ai delitti degli ultimi 10 anni.-Disse.
-E vorrei sapere che cosa debbo fare.-
(…)Pohlmann tornò a sedersi. -Che cosa intende per delitti, la guerra?-
-Intendo tutto quanto l’ha provocata: la menzogna, l’oppressione, l’ingiustizia, la violenza. Intendo anche la guerra, come la facciamo noi, coi campi di schiavi, coi campi di concentramento, con la strage di borghesi.-”

Remarque si interroga e ci interroga sui grandi temi della guerra: la colpa, l
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Veselina
Nach http://www.remarque.uos.de/Schriften/...
Der 23jährige Landser Ernst Graeber erlebt an der Ostfront im Zweiten Weltkrieg, nach der Niederlage der deutschen 6. Armee in Stalingrad, verheerende Verluste und fluchtartige Rückzüge. Er erhält unerwartet Urlaub und fährt in seine Heimatstadt Werden, die durch Bombenangriffe der Alliierten stark zerstört ist. Von seiner ausgebombten Familie kann er niemanden finden, erfährt aber, daß sie evakuiert wurde. Er trifft auf Elisabeth, deren Vater durch D
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Eustachio
Volevo un libro impegnato e ho trovato questo, con titolo e incipit molto promettenti.
Parla di guerra, d'amore e di redenzione. Guerra perché si svolge durante la seconda guerra mondiale; d'amore perché il protagonista, Graeber, si innamora in licenza - della serie destini uniti dalle avversità; di redenzione perché Graeber - un soldato tedesco, per l'appunto - capisce che la guerra è sbagliata, seguendo un percorso coerente e personale.
C'è un filtro, un filtro doveroso: l'autore è a sua volta u
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Ivan Ivic
Just a few notes for myself, as a reminder.. XD

If I could, I would've given this book 4.5 stars. It is quite (mm, i do love this word XD *feels like a sir*) good, but with a couple of minor flaws. Firstly, dialogs oftentimes are very forced, it feels as if everyone is a philosophy major, from a lowly commoner to an SS officer.. Secondly, the ending is rushed. Yes, you can kinda see how this will end, it is fittingly random, but still..
Overall, it is kind of a war romance story, but it always fee
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Lora Grigorova
Time to Love and A Time to Die: http://readwithstyle.wordpress.com/20...

Recently I read an article about the topics you should avoid when speaking to a foreigner, depending on his country of origin. Unsurprisingly, the most popular topic one should never mention in front of a German is World War II. Germans are quite sensitive about Hitler, the concentration camps, and the Jews and they don’t like discussing it or even mentioning it. However, this is the single most violent event of the 20th cen
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Natalia
Po "Łuku Tryumfalnym" przyszła kolej na "Czas życia i czas śmierci". Remarque ma wyjątkowy dar - potrafi zaangażować czytelnika, wyciągnąć jego zdanie, prowokować do przemyśleń. Nie wiem czy było to zamierzonym działaniem pisarza, czy też nie, ale przedstawianie Niemców w roli ofiar II Wojny Światowej zirytowało mnie. Na początku nie mogłam znieść cięrpiętniczego losu żołnierza przebywającego na froncie w Rosji i powracającego na urlop do Niemiec. Fakt, wojna nikogo nie oszczędziła, nie można ge ...more
Arwen56
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Lan Lan
A different point of view about WWII beside this book. From the viewpoint of Ernst Graeber - a German soldier, we can see the real life of the German Soldiers. After reading this book, I understood deeper about social of Germany as well as the life of people in the war period. In my opinion, the war always the most teriable things in our life. Everything will be better if people could be more friendlly and respect each others.
The ending of this book makes me feel bored. The dead comes very easy
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Adi
This book was definitely less cruel and gruesome than "A Spark of Life". I liked Remarque's versatility in terms of telling the story: he manages to show the horrors of the Second World War, and in the same time give us a beautiful love story. I did not like the ending, but I guess it was logical for the novel to end in that way.
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Erich Maria Remarque is one of the best known and most widely read authors of German literature in the twentieth century.

Remarque's biography is essentially marked and his writing fundamentally influenced by German history of the twentieth century: Childhood and youth in imperial Osnabrück, World War I, the Weimar Republic, and most of all his exile in Switzerland and the United States. With the
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