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Gunter Grass in Mumbai

Gunter Grass, the celebrated German writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature visited India on three occasions. Grass' later portrayal of his Indian experiences, in his subsequent works like The Flounder and Headbirths or the Germans Are Dying Out, revealed that for him India's beauty was not a mere picture postcard prettiness. For Grass, it was more important to sensitively encapsulate through his works, the problem of the beauty of poverty and the charm of the poor in India that were of special significance to him.

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