From Germany to Germany : Diary 1990, Paperback

From Germany to Germany : Diary 1990 Paperback



In 1990, Gunter Grass - a reluctant diarist - felt compelled to make a record of the interesting times through which he was living.

Following the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989 and the collapse of Communism, Germany and Europe were enduring a period of immense upheaval.

Grass resolved to immerse himself in these political debates: he travelled widely throughout both Germanys, the former East and the former West, conducting a lively exchange with political enemies, friends and his own children about all the questions posed by reunification.

His account gives the reader an unparalleled insight into a key moment in the life of modern Europe, seen through the eyes of one of its most acclaimed writers.

It also provides a startling insight into the creative process as the reader witnesses ideas for novels occurring and then taking shape. "From Germany to Germany" is both a personal journal by a great creative artist and a penetrating commentary on recent European history by someone who was simultaneously an acute observer and a highly engaged participant.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9781846554735



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