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My Century By Gunter Grass

My Century by Gunter Grass

Condition - Very Good
$17.19
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Summary

This collection of interlinked stories, compiled to celebrate the 20th century, has a tale for every year. Although each piece has a different narrator, together they form a complete and linear whole in which the individual is the focus and historical events serve as a thematic background.

My Century Summary

My Century by Gunter Grass

By Germany's most eminent contemporary writer, a collection of the interlinked stories celebrating the century, to be published simultaneously around the world.Gunter Grass tells us a story for every year of our century. He writes of great events and seemingly trivial events, of technical developments and scientific discoveries, of achievements in culture and sports, of megalomania, of persecution and murder, of war and disasters, and of new beginnings. Although each story has a different narrator, collectively the stories form a complete and linear narrative in which the individual is the focus. As the sequence unfold, a lively and rich picture emerges, an historical portrait of the millennium in all its grandeur and in all its horror.One hundred stories coming full circle to create a novel of our century.

About Gunter Grass

G nter Grass, born in Danzig, Germany in 1927, is Germany's most celebrated contemporary writer. He is a man of remarkable versatility: novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, graphic artist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000.

Additional information

GOR000965629
9780571200993
0571200990
My Century by Gunter Grass
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Faber & Faber
1999-11-15
288
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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