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Crabwalk

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Published by Faber and Faber .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • True stories: Second World War,
  • Military,
  • German

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKrishna Winston (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7857965M
    ISBN 100571216528
    ISBN 109780571216529


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Sebald’s warning that Germans' silence about their own suffering had given the Right free rein to use it for its own purposes. Grass clearly by: Crabwalk by Gunter Grass is the story of a man who is searching for information about the boat that sank the night he was born.

His research opens his eyes to both truths about his family and the. Crabwalk, by Günter Grass Günter Grass' Im Krebsgang appeared ina late work, but one of the best Grass ever wrote.

The "incident" at the center of this book is not well known - I learned about it only recently in the pages of Max Hastings' excellent Armageddon, The Battle for Germany, /5. Editorial Reviews.

PRAISE FOR CRABWALK "In a mere pages, German author Günter Grass has delivered a blockbuster novel, shed a reputation for resting on year-old laurels, reconciled left and right factions long at odds over the Nazi past and exposed a World War II tragedy virtually buried for half a century."—/5(8).

Crabwalk blends together factual and fictitious narratives of the killing of Nazi figure Wilhelm Gustloff and the sinking of the ship Crabwalk book the same name (the Wilhelm Gustloff).While these tragedies.

Nobelist Grass (Too Far Afield,etc.) ponders guilt and memory in an unsettling tale that draws from a forgotten maritime a Russian submarine torpedoed the Wilhelm Gustloff on Janunarrator Paul Pokriefke was still in his unmarried teenaged mother’s womb. Thousands went down with the ship, but Tulla Pokriefke was rescued and gave birth on a torpedo boat.

The Gustloff story could support a much bigger and better book than this. Moreover Crabwalk could have been better planned and better written. The characters, too, could have involved you more.

But maybe that’s not the point. Judge the book for what it is, rather than what it might have been, and you’re still Crabwalk book with something quite /5(50). Crabwalk Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Gunter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this engrossing account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

A German cruise ship turned refugee carrier, it was attacked by a Soviet Pages: Gnter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this engrossing account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

A German cruise ship turned refugee carrier, it was attacked by a Soviet submarine in January Some 9, people went down in the Baltic Sea, making it the deadliest maritime disaster of all time.4/5(10).

The title Crabwalk refers to the rather sidelong construction of the book, but this isn't the first time Grass has used an unglamorous creature (eel, flounder, snail, rat) emblematically.

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My Century and Crabwalk. The book My Century (German: Mein Jahrhundert) was an overview of the 20th-century's many brutal historic events, conveyed in short pieces, a mosaic of expression.

InGrass returned to the forefront of world literature with Crabwalk (German: Im Krebsgang).Born: Günter Wilhelm Graß, 16 October. "Crabwalk" (Reviewed by Mary Whipple ) Like the movement of a crab, this new novel by Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass "scuttl[es] backward to move forward," telling the story of the World War II sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff on Januand its long-term effects on three generations of one German family.

Get this from a library. Crabwalk. [Günter Grass; Krishna Winston] -- The author of the Tin Drum takes on the worst maritime disaster in history, the sinking of a German cruise ship packed with refugees by a Soviet sub, a disaster that killed nine thousand people.

Crabwalk, published in Germany in as Im Krebsgang, is a novel by Danzig-born German author Günter in earlier works, Grass concerns himself with the effects of the past on the present; he interweaves various strands and combines fact and fiction.

Crabwalk is, first and foremost, an historical novel. Which parts of the history explored in this book were new to you. And which parts were familiar. On a personal note, did reading this book change how you think about or understand history.

Explain why and how, if so. Early in Chapter 1, we read of a group whom the narrator refers to as. PRAISE FOR CRABWALK "In a mere pages, German author Günter Grass has delivered a blockbuster novel, shed a reputation for resting on year-old laurels, reconciled left and right factions long at odds over the Nazi past and exposed a World War II tragedy virtually buried for half a century."   Crabwalk by Günter Grass Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this searing and compelling account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

Crabwalk is at once a captivating tale of a tragedy at sea and a critical meditation on Germany's struggle with its past. Born in Danzig, Germany inGunter Grass is the widely acclaimed author of plays, essays, poems, and numerous novels.

He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in "/5(44). Crabwalk (Book): Grass, Gun̈ter: Tells of journalist Paul Pokriefke, born to an unwed mother in a lifeboat inwho is haunted by the events surrounding his birth - the sinking by a Soviet submarine of a German cruise ship packed with refugees, that resulted in the deaths of nine thousand people.

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Crabwalk tells the story of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff, a former cruiseship turned refugee carrier, by a Soviet submarine in January Some 9, The narrative moves back and forth through time, in a pattern similar to a crabwalk, as parts of the story are gradually revealed.

But the book is more than a recounting of these historical events. It is also an examination of how our framing of the past influences events in the present/5(21). Günter Grass has been wrestling with Germany's past for decades now, but no book since The Tin Drum has generated as much excitement as this engrossing account of the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff.

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''I was surprised by the reaction to my book,'' Mr. Grass said of ''Crabwalk,'' which some German critics have called his best work in 40 years. ''I thought it would be of interest perhaps for the.

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