The Road Back Summary
Erich Maria Remarque

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The Road Back Summary

The Road Back extends the "rites of passage" theme of All Quiet on the Western Front; this becomes evident as the novel opens with a "Prologue" that begins with "What is still left of Number 2 Platoon." Once Armistice is declared, the survivors recall their dead comrades who include Baumer, Kat, Haie, Brandt, and Muller. In addition, the narrator is nineteen-year-old Ernst Birkholz who is similar to Baumer in thought and temperament and who...

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