WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY THE AUTHOR
On his third birthday Oskar decides to stop growing. Haunted by the deaths of his parents and wielding his tin drum Oskar recounts the events of his extraordinary life; from the long nightmare of the Nazi era to his anarchic adventures is post-war Germany.
The Tin Drum
Random House UK
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GUNTER GRASS was born in Danzig, Germany, in 1927 and is the widely acclaimed author of numerous novels, plays, poems, and essays. The 1999 Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to him, whose frolicsome black fables portray the forgotten face of history (The Swedish Academy, Nobel committee). BREON MITCHELL is a professor of Germanic studies and comparative literature and the director of the Lilly Library at Indiana University. He was awarded the Kurt and Helen Wolff Prize for his translation of Uwe Timm s Morenga in 2004.