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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass (Paperback, 2010)

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The Tin Drum by Gunter Grass

A new translation of the landmark novel 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.

About the Author

Günter Grass, born in Danzig in 1927, is Germany’s most celebrated contemporary writer. He is a creative artist of remarkable versatility: novelist, poet, playwright, essayist, graphic artist. Grass was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1999.


Format: Paperback | 608 pages

Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13 x 3.1 | 500g

Publication Date: 01 Dec 2010

Publisher: Random House UK

Imprint: Vintage Books

Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom

Language: English

ISBN10: 0099540657

ISBN13: 9780099540656


Condition: Good

A book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover including some creasing on the bottom-right corner of the front cover, but no holes or tears. The majority of pages are undamaged with very minimal creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. There are also a few pages with very minor blotches of discolouring. No missing pages.