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My Century (1999) [Collection]
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Günter Grass tells us a story for every year of our century. He writes of great events and seemingly trivial occurrences, of technical developments and scientific discoveries, of achievements in culture and sports, of megalomania, of persecution and murder, of war and disasters, and of new beginnings. Although each story has a different narrator, collectively the stories form a complete and linear narrative in which the individual is the focus. As the sequence unfolds, a lively and rich picture emerges, an historical portrait of this millennium in all its grandeur and in all its horror. One hundred stories come full circle to create a novel of our century.

Original title: Mein Jahrhundert
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction
FictionHistoricalEuropeanGermany, Austria, Switzerland

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Telling Tales (2004) [Anthology]
      Authors: Kenzaburo Oe , Salman Rushdie , Nadine Gordimer , José Saramago , Günter Grass , John Updike , Gabriel García Márquez , Chinua Achebe , Margaret Atwood , Christa Wolf , Paul Theroux , Arthur Miller , Woody Allen , Michel Tournier , Hanif Kureishi , Ingo Schulze , Amos Oz , Susan Sontag , Njabulo S. Ndebele , Es'kia Mphahlele , Claudio Magris

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Edition #1: My Century

My Century (1999)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Henry Heim
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My Century (1999)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Helen & Kurt Wolff Books
ISBN: 015100496X
Pages: 292

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