Arch of Triumph: A Novel by Erich Maria Remarque

By Erich Maria Remarque

He evocative tale of a guy with out a state, Arch of Triumph is an international warfare II–era vintage from the writer of All Quiet at the Western Front.

It is 1939. regardless of a legislation banning him from appearing surgical procedure, Ravic—a German health care professional and refugee residing in Paris—has been treating the various city’s so much elite electorate for 2 years at the behalf of 2 less-than-skillful French physicians.

Forbidden to come back to his personal nation, and dodging the standard risks of reformatory and deportation, Ravic manages to hold on—all the whereas looking for the Nazi who tortured him again in Germany. And even though he’s given up at the risk of affection, existence has a curious method of taking a flip for the romantic, even through the worst of times.

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Having made huge sums out of the collapse of the mark, he had bought up concerns which were on the verge of bankruptcy. It meant not merely knowing the men who were in power, but guessing who might be in power next week, and making some sort of deal with them. So it came about that Johannes was helping to maintain the coalition government of the Republic and at the same time supporting several of the ambitious Nazis; for, under the strain of impending national bankruptcy, who could tell what might happen?

One by one the bubbles break, and their substance returns to the ocean, and in due course becomes the substance of new bubbles. This theory obliged you to believe that a medium had the power to dip into this mind substance and get facts to which the medium did not have access in any normal way. Was it easier to believe that than to believe that the spirits of dead persons were sending communications to the living? In some strange way the two seemed to be bound together and to share the same fate.

He took a plane for Vienna, and from there to Berlin. Not the slightest danger; but it tormented Mama to think of Jascha up there amid thunder and lightning, and so many things to bump into when you came down. They waited in Istanbul until a telegram arrived, saying that the traveler was safe in his own palace and that Freddi was well and happy, and sent love to all. They made themselves contented on the yacht, and did not bother to go ashore. The grandmothers hovered over the scene in such a flutter of excitement as made you think of humming-birds’ wings.

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