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Peeling the Onion Gunter Grass

Peeling the Onion By Gunter Grass

Peeling the Onion by Gunter Grass


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Summary

Peeling the Onion is a searingly honest account of Grass' modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and the writing of his masterpiece, The Tin Drum, in Paris. It is a remarkable autobiography and, without question, one of Gunter Grass' finest works. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum.

Peeling the Onion Summary

Peeling the Onion by Gunter Grass

Peeling the Onion is a searingly honest account of Grass' modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians, and the writing of his masterpiece, The Tin Drum, in Paris. It is a remarkable autobiography and, without question, one of Gunter Grass' finest works. By the Nobel Prize-winning author of The Tin Drum.

Peeling the Onion Reviews

"An exquisitely constructed narrative... Peeling the Onion is a genuine masterpiece" * Independent on Sunday *
"A memoir of rare literary beauty" * New Yorker *
"As a writer, his influence still looms large, and Peeling the Onion is a reminder why. It has that same imaginative accuracy that made The Tin Drum a bestseller" * The Times *
"An ingenious but treacherous text that glides constantly between past and present, first and third person, memory and imagination" * Evening Standard *
"This subtle and expertly written book is really a memoir about forgetting" -- Sebastian Faulks * Sunday Times *

About Gunter Grass

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.

Additional information

GOR001283341
9780099507598
0099507595
Peeling the Onion by Gunter Grass
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2008-06-05
432
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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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