The Black Obelisk: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque,Denver Lindley

By Erich Maria Remarque,Denver Lindley

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

A hardened younger veteran from the 1st global battle, Ludwig now works for a monument corporation, promoting stone markers to the survivors of deceased family. notwithstanding ambivalent approximately his task, he suspects there’s extra to lifestyles than incomes a residing off different people’s misfortunes.

A self-professed poet, Ludwig quickly senses a transforming into switch in his native land, a brutality introduced upon it by means of inflation. whilst he falls in love with the gorgeous yet bothered Isabelle, Ludwig hopes he has stumbled on a soul who will supply him salvation—who will unfastened him from his obsession to discover which means in a war-torn global. yet there comes a time in each man’s existence while he needs to decide to live—despite the present thread of background horrifically repeating itself.

“The international has an exceptional author in Erich Maria Remarque. he's a craftsman of undoubtedly 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 big apple instances publication Review

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