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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
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Aug 18, 2009

really liked it
bookshelves: political-working-class
Read in August, 2009

a beautifully written book. deserves all the praise it gets. very disturbing account of trench warfare. I think that it downplays the class consciousness of the soldiers a bit, even though there are significant tracks about how the war doesn't seem to benefit anybody, the imperial reasons for the war are never delved into.

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