The Box: Tales from the Darkroom

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9780099539759: The Box: Tales from the Darkroom

In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Günter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men.

To say nothing of Marie, Grass's assistant, a family friend of many years, perhaps even a lover, whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with ideas for his work. But her images offer much more. They reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, grant the wishes in visual form of those photographed. The children speculate on the nature of this magic: 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?

Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

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Recensione:

"With his magical story of Marie's all-seeing camera, he transforms the facts of his headlong but loving life into something far more potent than reportage" (Rosemary Goring Sunday Herald)

"A short, often charming book...richly comic" (Roger Boyes The Times)

"A work of art" (Allan Massie Scotsman)

"Short and beautifully written sequel to Peeling the Onion" ( Daily Telegraph, Christmas round up)

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The sequel to Grass's controversial and successful book Peeling the Onion.

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Descrizione libro Vintage. Condizione libro: New. 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? Translator(s): Winston, Krishna. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160. . 2011. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Codice libro della libreria 9780099539759

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Descrizione libro Vintage, 2011. Condizione libro: New. 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? Translator(s): Winston, Krishna. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: BGLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 14. Weight in Grams: 160. . 2011. Paperback. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria 9780099539759

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Gunter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men. To say nothing of Marie, Grass s assistant, a family friend of many years, perhaps even a lover, whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with ideas for his work. But her images offer much more. They reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, grant the wishes in visual form of those photographed. The children speculate on the nature of this magic: 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? Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Codice libro della libreria AB99780099539759

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 198 x 129 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Gunter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men. To say nothing of Marie, Grass s assistant, a family friend of many years, perhaps even a lover, whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with ideas for his work. But her images offer much more. They reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, grant the wishes in visual form of those photographed. The children speculate on the nature of this magic: 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? Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Codice libro della libreria AB99780099539759

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Descrizione libro 2011. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 129mm x 197mm x 17mm. Paperback. In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Gunter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 224 pages. 0.169. Codice libro della libreria 9780099539759

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Box: Tales from the Darkroom, Gunter Grass, Krishna Winston, In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Gunter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men. To say nothing of Marie, Grass's assistant, a family friend of many years, perhaps even a lover, whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with ideas for his work. But her images offer much more. They reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, grant the wishes in visual form of those photographed. The children speculate on the nature of this magic: 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? Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. Codice libro della libreria B9780099539759

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