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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At that point, the front was still south of Rome, and the enemy—their enemy, not
mine—was preparing to break through at Nettuno and Cassino. But we did not
know that. All we knew was that we had to be put out at Carrara, north of the Arno
He was thinking that they would soon be at the front'—at that time, we really did
think there was some kind of front—and he would miss the action. Whether he
genuinely wanted to get to the front, I do not know, but at any rate he wanted to
I went up to him and asked if he knew where the front was. He couldn't say
exactly; and in any case my question was a stupid one, because in those days
there wasn't any front. Soldiers of considerable experience have assured me, ...
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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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