Die Blechtrommel (1979)

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  • Limeni Dobos Alternative
  • Le Tambour Alternative
  • The Tin Drum Alternative


Oskar the diminutive hero of Gunter Grass' novel, resolved to stop growing at the age of three. He delivers his self-centred history of two decisive inter-war decades in the divided city of Danzig in retrospect and from his adult confinement in a mental asylum.

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