Literature Gunter Grass Flounder

ISBN 13: 9780140049206

Flounder

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Gunter Grass, says The Times, 'is on his own as an artist', and indeed this extraordinary, provoking and joyously Rabelaisian celebration of life, food and sex is unique. Lifted from their ancient fairytale, the fisherman and his wife are still living today. During the months of Ilsebill's pregnancy, the fisherman tells her of his adventures through time with the Flounder, constituting a complete reworking of social, political and gastronomic history.

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Gunter Grass (1927-2015) was Germany's most celebrated post-war writer. He was a creative artist of remarkable versatility: novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, graphic artist. Grass's first novel, The Tin Drum, is widely regarded as one of the finest novels of the twentieth century, and he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999.

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Text: English, German (translation)

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Grass, Günter; Hamburger, Michael (translator)
Published by Penguin, London (1980)
ISBN 10: 0140049207 ISBN 13: 9780140049206
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Book Description Penguin, London, 1980. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. A new copy of the softcover edition, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. A lovely copy. Bookseller Inventory # 008351

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