Günter Grass publishes controversial poem

Günter Grass publishes controversial poem

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  • Günter Grass - "What Must Be Said"

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Günter Grass was a German novelist and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. In 2012 he published a prose poem named "What must be said". The poem discusses a threat of annihilation of the Iranian people and the writer's fears Germany's delivery to Israel of a sixth Dolphin-class submarine capable of carrying nuclear warheads.

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