- Full Description
Narrated by Paul Bäumer, a young man fighting on the French front, here are the extreme circumstances of the German soldiers of the First World War. Paul and his friends volunteered to join the army after being swept up by the patriotic speeches of their teacher. But after undergoing several weeks of harsh training and experiencing the unimaginable horrors of life on the front, they have realized that the truth of warfare is not honorable, but terrible. Author biography, background on the war, and more extras.
Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers. This edition also includes a biography of Erich Maria Remarque, theme discussions and study questions, which can be used both in the classroom and at home to further engage the reader in the story.
The Classics Illustrated comic book series began in 1941 with its first issue, Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers, and has since included over 200 classic tales released around the world. This new CCS Books edition is specifically tailored to engage and educate young readers with some of the greatest works ever written, while still thrilling older readers who have fond memories of this series.
Formerly we have handled only the Jack Lake Classic Comics. This is from a new publisher, actually based in England, who evidently has the rights now to produce these under the original Classics Illustrated banner.
- Additional Information
Item Code CLA56 Publisher Classic Comic Store Publish Date 2018 ISBN 9781911238300 Binding Soft Cover Dimensions 6x9 # Pages 48pg Color Full Color