Dog Years (Paperback)

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A novel set in three parts, beginning in the 1920s and ending in the 1950s, that follows the lives of two friends from the prewar years in Germany through an apocalyptic period and its startling aftermath. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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.

Praise For…

"Günter Grass is the greatest living novelist today." -John Irving

"I don't think I have read any other post-war novel in which this diligent sense of life's interrelatedness and unity has been set down in such iron sentences or, through patient assembly of the fruits of exact examination made so stark...The book is a work of genius." --The Nation

Product Details
ISBN: 9780156261128
ISBN-10: 015626112X
Publisher: HarperVia
Publication Date: October 16th, 1989
Pages: 576
Language: English