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The mother considers the incident to have been a great moral outrage demanding retribution. Grass said that he wrote Crabwalk at least partly to wrest the Gustloff from the hands of the Right. Von der Thematik her, ein sehr interessantes Buch. She seeks at every opportunity to put the story of the ship into the public domain, because it was the subject of silence for so long.

Had no clue who his father was. According to Tulla, Paul was born at the moment the ship sank, on board the torpedo boat which had rescued them.

In Icy Baltic Waters

Tulla fills the book with her energy. He is concerned with what the future holds. All of these elements can be found in this novella. He also worked as an author and traveled frequently.

Some find him impossible to read but for me his work is genius, the mature and serious way to do history and its current impact in fiction, ie not alternati What happened to Tulla from Langfuhr, her baby and her grandson, before, during and gter the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff which sailed from Gotenhafen Gdynia in Winner of the Nobel Prize Tulla Pokriefke, a survivor, was eighteen and eight months pregnant when she boarded the ship.


The wartime generation Tulla appears to repent but does it? Es ist das dritte Buch das ich von Grass gelesen habe. Grass was born in Danzig, a few miles from the port from which the Wilhelm Gustloff began its last voyage.

Also, in the final third or so of the novel, I found that there was simply too much information. Whenever we find out what is happening to one character, we have to be told what has happened simultaneously to the others.

Es zeigt eine neue Seite der Geschichte, in der auch die Deutschen Opfer des 2. Der Schreibstil an sich war unglaublich anstrengend.

Germany apparently tried to keep the disaster under wraps so as not to demoralize Grass’s novel is about the deadliest marine disaster in history, but few have ever heard of it. Feb 14, Czarny Pies rated it did not like it Shelves: The history of the Gustloff was fascinating and truly tragic, the complexity of German perceptions of its own past, and the dearth of comfortable answers make this book worth your time, even if it starts a little slow.

But this book transcends its German setting and is important for the rest of us.

Paperbackpages. Wolfgang, though not Jewishprojects a Jewish persona.

Crabwalk by Günter Grass

He has a very good relationship with Tulla, who tells him stories of the ship, and with whom he eventually goes to live. It is in every respect the fourth volume of a Danzig lm tetralogy, the primary reason why Grass received the Nobel Prize.

What happened to Tulla from Langfuhr, her baby and her grandson, before, during and after the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff which sailed from Gotenhafen Gdynia in So many connections are made to create a sense of destiny and repetition.


In this final quarter of the text another surprise emerges: Either way, my view would likely be coloured by where I lay to the left kfebsgang right. April Learn how and when to remove this template message.

But even in “Crab Walk” were some sentences which made my heart beat faster and which reflected his exalted style of writing. Ich muss mehr von Grass lesen dies war nach “Katz und Maus” mein zweites Buch von ihm. Es ist einfach ein Buch, was meiner Meinung nach auch gerade zur Zeit sehr wichtig ist.

What makes Im Krebsgang different is the episode of German history he revisits, the fate of the Eastern refugees. She has pressed her son, Paul, gnterr a middle-aged hack journalist, to write about the ship and its fate, to reclaim a grrass in history for the Germans as victims.

Grass makes Tulla a kind of flawed Everywoman of 20th-century German history.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Born to an unwed mother on a lifeboat the night of the attack, Paul Pokriefke is a middle-aged journalist trying to piece together the tragic events. At least one aspect of his motivation for doing so revolves around the disaster’s aftermath in today’s society and emerges very clearly towards the end of the book.