In this new novel Grass examines a subject that has long been taboo - the sufferings of the Germans during the Second World War.
He explores the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the deadliest maritime disaster of all time, and the repercussions upon three generations of a German family.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 01/04/2004
- Category: True war & combat stories
- ISBN: 9780571216529