All Quiet on the Western Front
by Erich Maria Remarque
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All Quiet on the Western Front is straightforward and the story, characters, structure are riveting, but not overly complex. In fact, the straightforwardness of the book reflects what it celebrates: real people, real prose, primary colors for primary emotions.