What is Gunter Grass?

Günter Grass

... Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature ... Grass was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland) ... Grass is best known for his first novel, The Tin Drum (1959), a key text in European magic realism, and the first part of his Danzig Trilogy, which also includes Cat and Mouse and Dog ...

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10th SS Panzer Division Frundsberg - Günter Grass
... German writer and Nobel laureate Günter Grass was an assistant tank gunner with the division after having been conscripted into the Waffen-SS at the age of 17 in November 1944 ...

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    We are wearied of our huts
    And the smoky smell of our garments.
    We are sick with desire of the sun
    And the grass on the mountains.
    —Unknown. The Grass on the Mountain (l. 11–14)