Book #26700

Cat and Mouse - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Günter Grass
Cat and Mouse - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Günter Grass.
Cat and Mouse - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
Cat and Mouse - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo
Publisher: New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book / Harcourt, Brace, & World, Inc., 1963.

An attractive first printing of the first American edition in Fine condition in equally fine dust-jacket, signed by Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the title page.

Cat and Mouse focuses on the extraordinary fate and person of one hero, Joachim Mahlke. From the Nobel Peace Prize winning author of The Tin Drum. Translated by Ralph Manheim; [1-6], 7-189 [3] pages.

Price: $530.00

Author Bio

Günter Grass

The great German novelist, Günter Grass, died on April 13, 2015. He won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature for his "frolicsome black fables [that] portray the forgotten face of history" and the Nobel Academy named him the "predecessor" of "García Márquez, Rushdie, Gordimer, Lobo Antunes and Kenzaburo Oe." Although his landmark 1959 novel, The Tin Drum, was initially rejected by his countrymen, it became an international success and launched his career. Grass became known as the conscience of Germany--a status that was later questioned when he disclosed his involvement during World War II.

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