Erich Maria Remarque
The most famous German anti-war novel, based on Remarque’s own experiences in the trenches tells the story of a generation destroyed by war
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Kafka's first novel follows the adventures of Karl Rossman, sent away from home after getting a maid pregnant. Part social satire, part coming-of-age novel, it is lighter in tone than the rest of his fiction, and owes a debt to a writer he hugely admired: Charles Dickens.