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Grass, Günter 1927-2015

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The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

932 editions published between 1874 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 8,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contemporary German novel, the subject of much controversy when it was first published in 1959, focuses on the years of Nazi control in Germany as seen through the eyes of an intelligent dwarf, masquerading as a retarded lunatic
Dog years by Günter Grass( Book )

321 editions published between 1953 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel in three parts, beginning in the 1920s and ending in the 1950s, that follows the lives of two friends from the prewar years in Germany through an apocalyptic period and its startling aftermath
The flounder by Günter Grass( Book )

256 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 3,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An immortal fisherman catches an immortal talking fish in the Stone Age, and they live eternally until modern times in Germany, bound by the man's insatiable pregnant wife and entanglements with various female cooks. The narrating fisherman uses his predicament to comment on gender and nutrition in society, as well as gloat over the fish's second capture and subsequent trial by women for his historical role in subjugating women
Local anaesthetic by Günter Grass( Book )

177 editions published between 1969 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starusch, a 40 year old teacher of German and history, undergoes protracted dental treatment in an office where TV is used to distract the patients. Under local anesthesia, the patient projects onto the screen his past and present with the fluidity and visual quality of the movies. A satirical portrait of social confusions
Too far afield by Günter Grass( Book )

169 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 16 languages and held by 2,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature tells the story of two old men in Berlin -- one a former East German cultural functionary, the other a former mid-level spy -- observing life in the former German Democratic Republic after the fall of the Wall in 1989. Grass weaves a deeply human story laced with pain and humor in equal measure
The rat by Günter Grass( Book )

154 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 2,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A female rat engages the narrator in a series of dialogues-convincingly demonstrating to him that the rats will inherit a devastated earth. Dreams alternate with reality in this story within a story within a story
The call of the toad by Günter Grass( Book )

104 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple from Gdansk has a unique idea for a business: selling cemetery plots in Gdansk to Germans who were exiled after WWII
Cat and mouse by Günter Grass( Book )

73 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the publication of his first novel, The Tin Drum, Günter Grass was acclaimed internationally as the most imaginative and powerful novelist to come out of postwar Germany. Cat and Mouse has the same setting that The Tin Drum made famous: Danzig and its petty bourgeoisie. But the art form is deliberately different. Brief and compact, it focuses on the extraordinary fate and person of one hero, Joachim Mahlke, fourteen years old when the story starts. Mahlke is set apart from his fellows by an unusual excrescence of cartilage, a huge Adam's apple, sign and symbol of precocious virility, at once embarrassing and stimulating to its bearer. When a classmate sics a cat on Mahlke's "mouse," he unwittingly launches him on a hero's career. In order to compensate for his mouse, Mahlke turns himself into an athlete and ace diver who brings up from a half-submerged ship all kinds of hardware to string around his neck. He becomes "The Great Mahlke," first to his classmates and later to the nation. Mahlke's mentors, however, refuse to be impressed. For the cat watching him, ready to pounce, is a society of petty men. Not even by gaining his country's highest honor, the Order of Merit, the most dazzling piece of hardware to cover his protuberance, does Mahlke succeed in conciliating his enemies. Mahlke is different, Mahlke is doomed. With ferocious virtuosity, Gunter Grass maps the local and mental circumstances of Mahlke's dramatic and pathetic struggle, compelling the reader's participation and belief."--Jacket
The meeting at Telgte by Günter Grass( Book )

109 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1647, as the Thirty Years' War was drawing to its close, a group of poets from all parts of Germany gather at the pilgrimage town of Telgte, for the purpose of strengthening the last remaining bond within a divided nation: its language and literature. They meet and part in disarray, yet manage to discuss their manuscripts with all the liveliness of friendship and force of rivalry, against a background of brutality and anguish ... The fictitious meeting of 1647 is the replay of a real meeting of German poets and writers, known as Group 47, at the end of another devastating war three hundred years later"--Cover
My century by Günter Grass( Book )

51 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 1,814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One hundred stories, each named after a year this century. In one, Erich Maria Remarque gives his views on World War I, in another former Nazis reflect on the good old days, while a third is on the fall of the Berlin Wall from a dead woman's point of view
Crabwalk by Günter Grass( Book )

21 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 1,670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author of the Tin Drum takes on the worst maritime disaster in history, the sinking of a German cruise ship packed with refugees by a Soviet sub, a disaster that killed nine thousand people. Gunter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this engrossing account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. A German cruise ship turned refugee carrier, it was attacked by a Soviet submarine in January 1945. Some 9,000 people went down in the Baltic Sea, making it the deadliest maritime disaster of all time. Born to an unwed mother on a lifeboat the night of the attack, Paul Pokriefke is a middle-aged journalist trying to piece together the tragic events. While his mother sees her whole existence in terms of that calamitous moment, Paul wishes their life could have been less touched by the past. For his teenage son, who dabbles in the dark, far-right corners of the Internet, the Gustloff embodies the denial of Germany's wartime suffering. "Scuttling backward to move forward," Crabwalk is at once a captivating tale of a tragedy at sea and a fearless examination of the ways different generations of Germans now view their past. Winner of the Nobel Prize
Katz und Maus; eine Novelle by Günter Grass( Book )

176 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second book in the "Danzig trilogy," the followup to The tin drum. A novella focusing on adolescent boys in Danzig (now Gdansk) from 1939 to 1944, during the German occupation of Poland
From the diary of a snail by Günter Grass( Book )

152 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The German novelist's experiences campaigning for Willy Brandt provide a portrait of Grass the family man, writer, and concerned citizen, and a meditation on his nation's history and civilization's progress
The plebeians rehearse the uprising : a German tragedy by Günter Grass( Book )

27 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and German and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Headbirths, or, The Germans are dying out by Günter Grass( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and German and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harm and Dörte Peters, the quintessential couple, are on vacation in Asia. But wherever they are, they can't get away from the political upheaval back home. With irony and wit, Grass takes aim at capitalism, communism, religion-even reproduction; nothing escapes unscathed
Two states--one nation? by Günter Grass( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of public addresses against German reunification
Selected poems by Günter Grass( Book )

24 editions published between 1966 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mein Jahrhundert by Günter Grass( Book )

134 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 974 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of interlinked stories, compiled to celebrate the 20th century, has a tale for every year. Together they form a complete and linear whole in which the individual is the focus and historical events serve as a thematic background
Four plays by Günter Grass( Book )

15 editions published between 1967 and 1972 in 4 languages and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The box : tales from the darkroom by Günter Grass( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods and of their father
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The tin drum
Dog yearsThe flounderLocal anaestheticToo far afieldThe ratThe call of the toadCat and mouseThe meeting at Telgte
Alternative Names
Gelasi, Junte

Gelasi, Junte 1927-

Gelasi, Junte 1927-2015

Ghrās, Ghūntir 1927-

Ghrās, Ghūntir, 1927-2015

Ginters Grass

Girās, Gūntir 1927-

Girās, Gūntir, 1927-2015

Gkras, Gkynter

Gkras, Gkynter 1927-

Gkras, Gkynter 1927-2015

Gkrass, Gkynter

Gkrass, Gkynter 1927-

Gkrass, Gkynter 1927-2015

Grâs, Gînter

Grâs, Gînter 1927-

Grâs, Gînter, 1927-2015

Gras, Gi︠u︡nter 1927-

Gras, Gi︠u︡nter, 1927-2015

Gras, Gjunter

Gras, Gjunter 1927-

Gras, Gjunter 1927-2015

Gras, Guntar

Ğrās, Ğūntar 1927-

Ğrās, Ğūntar 1927-2015

Gras, Gûnter.

Gras, Guntir

Grās, Gūntir 1927-

Ġrās, Ġuntir, 1927-2015

Gras, Gynter

Gras, Gynter 1927-

Gras, Gynter 1927-2015

Grasas G.

Grasas, G. 1927-

Grasas, G. 1927-2015

Grasas Giunteris

Grasi, Giunter

Grasi, Giunter 1927-

Grasi, Giunter 1927-2015

Grass G.

Grass G. 1927-2015

Grass, Gèunter

Grass, Ginter, 1927-2015

Grass, Ginters

Grass, Ginters 1927-

Grass, Ginters 1927-2015

Grass, Gjunter

Grass, Gjunter 1927-

Grass, Gjunter 1927-2015

Grass, Guenter

Grass, Guenter 1927-

Grass, Guenter 1927-2015

Grass, Guenter Wilhelm 1927-2015

Grass, Günter

Grass, Günter, 1927-

Grass, Gunter 1927-2015

Grass, Günter Wilhelm 1927-2015

Grass, Gunterus

Grass, Gunterus 1927-

Grass, Gunterus 1927-2015

Grass , Günther

Grass, Günther 1927-...

Grass Günther 1927-2015

Grass Gyunter

Grassas Günteris

Grassas, Günterus, 1927-2015

Günter Grass

Günter Grass (1927-2015) német író

Günter Grass Aleman a mannurat

Günter Grass däitsche Schrëftsteller, Sculpteur, Moler a Graphiker

Günter Grass deutscher Schriftsteller, Bildhauer, Maler und Grafiker, Literaturnobelpreisträger

Günter Grass Duits schrijver

Günter Grass écrivain et artiste allemand

Günter Grass escritor alemán (1927-2015)

Günter Grass German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor

Günter Grass germana verkisto

Günter Grass nemecký prozaik, básnik, dramatik a výtvarník

Günter Grass německý spisovatel, nositel Nobelovy ceny za literaturu, člen 'Gruppe 47'

Günter Grass pangripta Jerman

Günter Grass pisarz niemiecki, noblista

Günter Grass qillqaq

Günter Grass saksalainen Nobel-palkittu kirjailija

Günter Grass scrittore, poeta e drammaturgo tedesco

Günter Grass tysk författare, manusförfattare och poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manusforfattar og poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manusforfatter og poet

Günter Grass tysk skribent, manuskriptforfatter og poet

Günter, Wilhelm Grass, 1927-2015

Gunterius Grass

Gūntir Girās, 1927-2015

Gurasu, Gyunta

Gurasu, Gyuntā 1927-

Gurasu, Gyuntā 1927-2015

Jun te Ge la si 1927-2015


Junte-Gelasi 1927-

Junte-Gelasi 1927-2015

Knoff, Artur

Knoff, Artur‏, 1927-2015

Kurasu, Kwint'ô

Kŭrasŭ, Kwint'ô 1927-

Kŭrasŭ, Kwint'ô 1927-2015

Qünter Qrass

Γκύντερ Γκρας (1927-2015)

Γκύντερ Γκρας Γερμανός συγγραφέας

Гинтер Грас

Грасс Г.

Грасс Г. 1927-2015

Грасс, Г. (Гюнтер), 1927-2015

Грасс, Гӱнтер

Грасс Гюнтер

Грасс, Гюнтер 1927-

Грасс, Гюнтер, 1927-2015

Гюнтер Грас

Гюнтер Грасс немецкий писатель

Гюнтэр Грас

Гүнтер Грасс

Ґрас, Ґюнтер 1927-

Ґрас, Ґюнтер, 1927-2015

Գյունտեր Գրաս

גינטר גראס

גראס, גינטר 1927-

גראס, גינטר 1927-2015

جراس، جونتر، 1927-2015

جونتر جراس

غونتر غراس، 1927-2015

غونتر غراس، 1927 م-

غونتر غراس أديب ألماني حائز على جائزة نوبل

قونتر قراس

گراس، گونتر.

گراس، گونتر،, 1927-2015

گنتھر گراس

گنٹر گراس

گونتر، گراس 1927-

گونتر گراس نویسنده، فیلمنامه‌نویس، و شاعر آلمانی

گوینتەر گراس

गुंटर ग्रास

गुण्टर ग्रास

ग्युंटर ग्रास

গুন্টার গ্রাস

ਗੁੰਟਰ ਗਰਾਸ

ગુંટર ગ્રાસ

கூன்டர் கிராசு

గుంటర్‌ గ్రాస్‌ జర్మన్ నవల కారుడు ,కవి ,మొదలైనవి

ಗುಂಟರ್ ಗ್ರಾಸ್

ഗുന്തർ ഗ്രാസ്

กึนเทอร์ กรัส

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귄터 그라스

그라스, G 1927-2015

그라스, 권터 1927-2015

그라스, 귄터 1927-2015

그라스, 퀸터 1927-2015


ギュンター・グラス 1927-2015

グラス, ギュンター


君特・格拉斯 1927-2015

格拉斯, 君特 1927-2015