Complete summary of Erich Maria Remarque’s Arch of Triumph. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Arch of Triumph. A superb piece of writing — a racking book to experience, and this in spite of the fact that the author attempts to keep his emotional values muted and his. The evocative story of a man without a country, Arch of Triumph is a World War II– era classic from the author of All Quiet on the Western Front. It is Despite.

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Remarque presents a world still recovering from W. I found this all very I put this book aside to read A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains but I was already getting tired of it and I’m not in the mood to finish it right now. Because the Arch of Triumph stands at the end, sometimes gloomy, but always magnificent. Give as a gift. Seems to be the embodiment of the motto “life sucks and then you die. It was never too exaggerated to increase tension, but boy does it mount.

While Arh writes clearly and articulately, in this novel there were too many instances where he mentioned alcohol, almost creating the impression that he did not known what else to write. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


Erich Maria Remarque is one of the best known and most widely read authors of German literature in the twentieth century. Oct 31, Agnieszka rated it really liked it Shelves: Thus, he pursues love and plans revenge. Doesn’t each and every one of us have to share the burden remarqu retribution?

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They felt so close to me, and even if Joan is made to look artificial at times, I could almost feel her inner instinct to charm and seduce, while posing off as innocent at the same time. They get the acclaim of his prowess, but he survives.

Ravic took part in the Spanish Civil War too. I came to understand Ravic.

For this reason and the couple itself, it became difficult to read this book because I could not understand why Remarque had found it obligatory to make his characters drink all the time. The book really never explains why. And sometimes it doesn’t work.

He is one of many displaced persons without afch or any other documents, who live under a constant threat of being remarqus and deported from one country to the next, and back again. Fascism has taken everything from him — his home, his practice, his passport, his identity, his belief, and even his ability to love. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. For the first one hundred pages or so, there was alcohol on every single page.


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Arch of Triumph

Aug 16, Lora Grigorova rated it it was amazing. Want to Read saving…. And the narration brings this out. The darkness of nights mask the arrival of refugees from Germany to hotel rooms and abandoned flats by Parisians reading the headlines warning of a second catastrophe in just twenty years. But that’s an illusion.

It is there to rtiumph one of the inevitable feelings and to support the main underlying theme of how important human life is despite seeming remrque and insignificant in the face of upcoming tragedy of war.

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“Arch of Triumph” by Erich Maria Remarque.

Everything that I loved when I began the book remained oc through to the very end. Despite a law banning him from performing surgery, Ravic–a German doctor and refugee living in Paris–has been treating some of the city’s most elite citizens for two years on the behalf of two less-than-skillful French physicians. I now love the audiobook. It is as if he has a love affair with the English language even though it is not his native tongue.