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The tin drum

Author: Günter Grass
Publisher: London : Vintage, 1998
Series: Vintage classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Delivers a scathing dissection of the years from 1925 to 1955 through the eyes of Oskar Matzerath, the dwarf whose manic beating on the toy of his retarded childhood fantastically counterpoints the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Günter Grass
ISBN: 009946604X 9780099466048
OCLC Number: 59316371
Notes: Originally published: New York : Pantheon, 1961 ; London : Secker & Warburg, 1962.
Description: 567 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Vintage classics
Other Titles: Blechtrommel.
Responsibility: Günter Grass ; translated from the German by Ralph Manheim.

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