The Cherries of Freedom: A Report
Toby Press, 2004 - 88 Seiten
A German soldier deserts in Italy during the Second World War, and for the first time, experiences real freedom. A classic of post war Germany.
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But the planes—or rather, the men in the planes—were after the bridge, and
aimed their bombs at the stretch of road on the other side. We watched the smoke
and earth blossoming up and breathed a sigh of relief. After the danger was over,
Overhead the hatches were opened and we could see the little bombs falling in
clusters that dispersed, spiralling down in the white coils of boiling summer light,
underscoring with a bright and nerve-racking sound like a bucket the glaring heat
Back then, I knew that it was not yet time for me to look Death in the face, and so I
averted my gaze from the bombs and hid it in the trees. One of the battalion's
dispatch riders, who was posted in the town, told us that the squadron was ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing
As much philosophy and personal review as it is memoir or history, this short "report" by Andersch has some truly great moments. As he moves through his experiences living in the years of the Third ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Best known for his novel Sansibar (an international best seller translated into English as Flight to Afar), German author Andersch (1914-80) was a young man when he was caught in the terrible ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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