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The tin drum

Author: Günter Grass; Ralph Manheim
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1993.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 147.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günter Grass; Ralph Manheim
ISBN: 0679420339 9780679420330 9781857151473 185715147X
OCLC Number: 27188196
Description: xxxvii, 551 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 147.
Other Titles: Blechtrommel.
Responsibility: Günter Grass ; translated from the German by Ralph Manheim ; with an introduction by John Reddick.
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Hitler's rise and fall is seen through the eyes of the dwarfish narrator whose magic powers are symbolic of the grave forces dominating the German troops of that period. Grass uses "magic realism" to  Read more...

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