The Rat (Paperback)

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A female rat engages the narrator in a series of dialogues—convincingly demonstrating to him that the rats will inherit a devastated earth. Dreams alternate with reality in this story within a story within a story. 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.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780156758307
ISBN-10: 015675830X
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: May 5th, 1989
Pages: 384
Language: English