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Günther Grass

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The Tin Drum | Suggested Reading


Here are some suggested reading materials and online resources to help you get a better understanding of Günther Grass' The Tin Drum. In addition, we've listed some articles and other books that are similar to The Tin Drum that you may enjoy.

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Blakemore, Erin. "Gruppe 47: The Group that Made Günter Grass." JStor Daily, 24 Apr. 2015.

Buruma, Ian. The Wages of Guilt: Memories of War in Germany and Japan. New York Review Books, 2015.

Grass, Günter. Of All that Ends. Translated by Breon Mitchell, Houghton, 2016.

Grass, Günter. Peeling the Onion: A Memoir. Translated by Michael Henry Heim, Mariner, 2008.

Kochanski, Halik. The Eagle Unbowed: Poland and the Poles in the Second World War. Harvard University Press, 2014.

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