The Rat

The Rat

Paperback(First Edition)

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156758307
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 12/30/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 605,648
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)

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.

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