March 26, 2023


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Günter Grass, Nobel-winning German novelist, dies aged 87

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Nobel prize-winning German writer Grass attends a news conference to promote his latest book in MadridAuthor of The Tin Drum and figure of enduring controversy: The Guardian

The writer Günter Grass, who broke the silences of the past for a generation of Germans, has died in hospital in Lübeck at the age of 87.

Grass was admitted to hospital with an infection only a few days ago, and his secretary, Hilke Ohsoling, said his death had come as a surprise.

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