The Call of the Toad

by G√ľnter Grass

Other authorsRalph Manheim (Translator)
Paperback, 1993

Status

Available

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Publication

Harvest Books (1993), 248 pages

Description

Gdansk, 1989. A Polish woman, a gliding specialist, meets a German man, a professor of art history. A walk together in a graveyard gives rise to an ambition to establish a Cemetery of Reconciliation as a mark of the times and their spirit of unity.... A satirical observation of the pitfalls that await good intentions.

User reviews

LibraryThing member chellerystick
A funny novel of the clash of the past and the future--when it becomes environmentally sound to reuse cemetery space in old Europe.

Language

Original language

English

Barcode

8476
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