The Flounder

The Flounder

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The Flounder by Günter Grass


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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156319355
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 05/05/1989
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 678,246
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

GÜNTER GRASS (1927–2015), Germany's most celebrated contemporary writer, attained worldwide renown with the publication of his novel The Tin Drum in 1959. A man of remarkable versatility, Grass was a poet, playwright, social critic, graphic artist, and novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1999.
 

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