A title that deals with questions such as: Was the enchanted camera a source of inspiration for their father? Did it represent the power of art itself? Was it the eye of God?
Gives the reader an insight into a key moment in the life of modern Europe. This title also provides an insight into the creative process as the reader witnesses ideas for novels occurring and then taking shape. It presents both a personal journal by a creative artist and a [...]
Octogénaire, Günter Grass fait parler ses huit enfants, nés de quatre mères différentes, qui évoquent les souvenirs d'une enfance marquée par la figure de leur " petit père ". Au coeur de ces réminiscences, l'Agfa Box, un appareil photo aux pouvoirs surnaturels depuis qu'il [...]
Gunter Grass' parents ran a corner shop, but his mother, whom he adored, encouraged him towards books and music. This memoir evokes his modest upbringing in Danzig, his time as a boy soldier fighting the Russians and concludes with the writing of "The Tin Drum", in Paris.