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By Erich Maria Remarque,Denver Lindley

ISBN-10: 0151131813

ISBN-13: 9780151131815

ISBN-10: 0449912442

ISBN-13: 9780449912447

From the writer of the masterpiece All Quiet at the Western entrance, The Black Obelisk is a vintage novel of the troubling aftermath of worldwide warfare I in Germany.

A hardened younger veteran from the 1st international conflict, Ludwig now works for a monument corporation, promoting stone markers to the survivors of deceased household. although ambivalent approximately his activity, he suspects there’s extra to existence than incomes a dwelling off different people’s misfortunes.

A self-professed poet, Ludwig quickly senses a turning out to be switch in his homeland, a brutality introduced upon it by means of inflation. whilst he falls in love with the gorgeous yet afflicted Isabelle, Ludwig hopes he has came across a soul who will supply him salvation—who will loose him from his obsession to discover which means in a war-torn international. yet there comes a time in each man’s existence whilst he needs to decide to live—despite the existing thread of heritage horrifically repeating itself.

“The international has an excellent author in Erich Maria Remarque. he's a craftsman of absolutely first rank, a guy who can bend language to his will. even if he writes of fellows or of inanimate nature, his contact is delicate, enterprise, and sure.”—The long island occasions e-book Review

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