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Günter Grass in quotes: 12 of the best
The Nobel prize-winning author, whose life and works reflect the traumas of 20th-century German history, had much to say about memory, integrity and guilt. Here are some of his best quotes
Günter Grass, the Nobel prize winning novelist playwright and poet, has died aged 87. No stranger to controversy, the writer, who was born in the Free City of Danzig – now Gdansk in Poland – also offered plenty of pithy opinion about life, work, art and society. Here are 12 of his most memorable quotes. If you would like to contribute more, please add them in the comments.