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Book Information: Danzig Trilogy, the

Danzig Trilogy, the (1974) [Omnibus Volume]
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Series: Danzig Trilogy

Summary (From the publisher):

It was in a suburb of the Free City of Danzig that Grass grew up, in a circumscribed world of grocery store, bakery, and vegetable shop -- reared "between the Holy Ghost and Hitler's photograph."

In The Danzig Trilogy Grass recreates that fearful, distorted world with unsurpassed originality, earthiness, and poetry. Whether it is Oscar Matzerath, the screaming dwarf of The Tin Drum, or the Great Mahlke, the precociously virile schoolboy of Cat and Mouse, or Walter Matern, avenger of Nazi misdeeds in the company of the Führer's own German Shepherd in Dog Years, they all have Danzig in common.

Danzig, a port city on the Baltic sea, with its dockyards and Gothic spires, its wartime streets filled with the smell of onions and corpses -- that is the heartbeat of Grass's creative genius.

Original title: Danziger Trilogie
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

The following works are contained within this one:
     Tin Drum, the (1959) [Novel]
      Author: Günter Grass
     Cat and Mouse (1961) [Novel]
      Author: Günter Grass
     Dog Years (1963) [Novel]
      Author: Günter Grass

Edition #1: The Danzig Trilogy

The Danzig Trilogy (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Ralph Manheim
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The Danzig Trilogy (1987)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company
ISBN: 0151238162
Pages: 1030

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