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I was disappointed in this second book of the trilogy It was short which is what I loved And sadly it was the only thing I loved about it As with the first this book is about the coming of age tale of a boy In this case the story was told by his best friend It wasn t a horrible tale at all The concept was brilliant I thought however the xecution fell flat I just didn t care about the characters as I did in the first book And it didn t help that I found this book boring for most of it Logically I know the writing was good and the literary standard was met However this book just didn t sit well with me Something was clearly missing and. An alternate cover for this isbn can be found hereTo compensate for his unusually large Adam’s apple source of both discomfort and distress fourteen year old Joachim Mahlke turns himself into athlete and ace diver Soon he is known to his peers and his nation as.
After thinking about it for a day I still don t know what it was Its a simple A Heart of Stone enough story of a boy Mahlke who grows up in Danzing and goes to WWII But the book is full of complexities analogies and freuent shifts in the point of the narrator view Mahlke s appearance is a bit of a joke and he has some odd characteristics The story I think is how he and others are the hunted to a hungry uncaring society The brutal account of these kids in DanzigGdansk during the Hitler youth and the war is both chilling and poignant It is the second volume of Grass Danzig trilogy after The Tin Drummer and a fast but furious read The characters are both. “The Great Mahlke” But to hisnemies he remains a target He is different and doomed in a country scarred by the war Cat and Mouse was first published in 1961 two years after Gunter Grass’ controversial and applauded masterpiece The Tin Drum Once again Grass.
Repulsive and compelling and ow that we know that Grass was in the Hitler youth when he was 16 it is obviously a pretty damn accurate portrayal better than the kid in All the Light We Cannot See in any case I have to believe that Doer read this book and derived part pf his from it I felt it gave me the impression of being there just as terrified and confused and conflicted as those kids were A worthy second xploration into Grass 449 Katz und Maus Cat And Mouse Die Danziger Trilogie Danzig Trilogy 2 G nter GrassCat and Mouse published in Germany in 1961 as Katz und Maus is a novella by G nter Grass the second book of the Danzig Trilog. Turns his attention on Danzig With a subtle blend of humour and power Cat and Mouse ostensibly relates the rise of Mahlke from clown to hero But Mahlke’s outlandish antics hide the darkness at the heart of a nation torn by Nazi violence the war and its aftermat.
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Günter Wilhelm Grass was a Nobel Prize winning German novelist poet playwright illustrator graphic artist and sculptorHe was born in the Free City of Danzig now Gdańsk Poland Since 1945 he lived in West Germany but in his fiction he freuently returned to the Danzig of his childhood He always identified himself as a KashubianHe is best known for his first novel The Tin Drum 1959