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The Call of the Toad

Grass, Gunter

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ISBN 10: 0151257434 / ISBN 13: 9780151257430
Published by Harcourt, 1992
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Call of the Toad

Publisher: Harcourt

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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A German art historian and a Polish art restorer meet in Gdan+a7sk and go into business together returning the remains of Germans exiled after the war to Danzig. By the author of Two States--One Nation. 15,000 first printing.

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The author of The Tin Drum is back in Danzig with The Call of the Toad, a poignant, irreverent, funny novel about two people who find adventure in love and business. The love is late middle-aged; the business is the cemetery business. The couple's vision is to offer plots in Gdansk to those Germans who had been exiled after World War II. He, the German, will provide not only the bodies but cash and know-how; she, the Pole, will provide the human warmth and political fervor. Gunter Grass tells a tale of capitalism taken to absurd extremes as he skewers both the German and the Polish characters, past, present, and future - with the style, tenderness, and baroque inventiveness that have made him famous.

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