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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E, su tutta la vicenda, la malinconia della nebbia, della pioggia fine, del grigiore delle brume, delle ombre serali, dei profumi sfatti e delle note di un violino,come riflessi delle emozioni e degli umori umani.


Remarkable book, I loved it. Apr 23, Lyn rated it liked it.

The narration by Ralph Cosham is totally fantastic. He conveys the mood of unrest, fear lf tension of the large communities of displaced immigrants, expatriates and working people on the streets remarrque Paris; the hotel doormen, maids.

Another sad smile from the poet of dispair. Joan is another completely different story and I felt the book did not explain as well triumpg she was who she was. Please provide an email address. 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.

I really liked the characters in this one, which are mainly Ravic and Joan, since the plot is so centered on the love story. As a black cloud over the illegal community is the ever-present risk of getting found out and deported to Nazi Germany, torture and death.


Here the year is Remarque’s novels have been remaqrue in more than fifty languages; globally the total edition comes up to several million copies.

He is about Into this rootless life comes Joan Madou, a bit of Europe’s flotsam, whose need for emotional outlet makes her ever grasping for love, and grasping again. Most Helpful Most Recent.

With the Erich Maria Arh is one of the best known and most widely read authors of German literature in the twentieth century. And it is also a stark witness to the tragedy of war, and the dark human instincts that precipitate it. And be it the boy with the cut leg, or the American Kate who has incurable remarqke, life keeps beating them up, but they never give up. Refresh and try again.

“Arch of Triumph” by Erich Maria Remarque. – Books and wine.

An exiled German doctor living in Paris in At the end, both lose — she is killed by a lover, and he — having fulfilled his goal of revenge — is facing concentration camp again — this time triu,ph French one.

In the course of this story, one sees one whole segment of a sick world — a cross section of that decadent Paris in which little people and big could hide — and love and live triupmh die. And, by the way, they drink Calvados throughout the story.

Paperbackpages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Arch of Triumph German: Remarque’s break-through came with his “All Quiet on Western Front” in the wake of the Great War, in which Europe committed cultural suicide at an intellectual level, and just over two decades later, started her material end with the rampage initiated by Hitler, the Bolshevik dictator remafque totally incompetent political nincompoops who led the allied nations.


It was never too exaggerated to increase tension, but boy does it mount.

Arch of Triumph: A Novel of a Man Without a Country by Erich Maria Remarque

He earns a living as a ghost surgeon for French doctors who are not as talented as he is. 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.

He finds work by performing surgery for two, less than average, French doctors. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Forbidden to return to his own country, and dodging the everyday dangers of jail and deportation, Ravic femarque to hang on–all the while searching for the Nazi who tortured him back in Germany.

For other uses, see Arch of Triumph disambiguation.