Erich Maria Remarque (1898-1970) was a German-American novelist. He was the author of numerous plays, short stories, and novels, most notably All Quiet on the Western Front.
"The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Whether he writes of men or of inanimate nature, his touch is sensitive, firm, and sure." * The New York Times Book Review *