GUNTER GRASS: NOBEL PRIZE GERMAN WRITER/AUTHOR SIGNED

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GUNTER GRASS

NOBEL PRIZE WINNING GERMAN AUTHOR

Günter Wilhelm Grass (born October 16 , 1927 ) is a Nobel Prize -winning German author .

He was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk , Poland ). Since 1945, he has lived in (the now former) West Germany , but in his fiction he frequently returns to the Danzig of his childhood.

He is best known for his first novel, The Tin Drum , a key text in European magic realism . His works frequently have a strong ( left wing , socialist ) political dimension, and Grass has been an active supporter of the Social Democratic Party of Germany . In 2006, Grass caused a controversy with his belated disclosure of Waffen-SS service during the final months of World War II .

Original Signature on Postcard 1985

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