The Flounder

The Flounder

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by Günter Grass
     
 

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It all begins in the Stone Age, when a talking fish is caught by a fisherman at the very spot where millennia later Grass's home town, Danzig, will arise. Like the fish, the fisherman is immortal, and down through the ages they move together. As Grass blends his ingredients into a powerful brew, he shows himself at the peak of his linguistic inventiveness.

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It all begins in the Stone Age, when a talking fish is caught by a fisherman at the very spot where millennia later Grass's home town, Danzig, will arise. Like the fish, the fisherman is immortal, and down through the ages they move together. As Grass blends his ingredients into a powerful brew, he shows himself at the peak of his linguistic inventiveness. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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ISBN-13:
9780156319355
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/1989
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
533,898
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

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