GRASS, Gunter. Crabwalk.

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GRASS, Gunter. Crabwalk. Faber and Faber , 2002.

8vo., 234pp. Original binding in dust wrapper; a few very minor marks to jacket and light soiling to p. 17, otherwise fine.
First edition, with translation by Krishna Winston from the original German.
This first UK edition by Grass, one-time winner of the Nobel prize for Literature, builds a fictional account around the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. The ship was torpedoed in January 1945, and some 9,000 German refugees were lost.