My Century

Author(s): Günter Grass

Literary biography

In a work of great originality, Germany's most eminent writer examines the victories and terrors of the twentieth century, a period of astounding change for mankind. Great events and seemingly trivial occurrences, technical developments and scientific achievements, war and disasters, and new beginnings, all unfold to display our century in its glory and grimness. A rich and lively display of Grass's extraordinary imagination, the 100 interlinked stories in this volume-one for each year from 1900 to 1999-present a historical and social portrait for the millennium, a tale of our times in all its grandeur and all its horror.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780156011419
  • : Harcourt Books, Inc
  • : Harvest
  • : November 2000
  • : .69 Inches X 5.25 Inches X 8 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Günter Grass
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : very good
  • : 288