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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That evening the Reichstag fire was reported, and Göring's speech in which he
announced reprisals was broadcast. I was in the street with Jiru and one or two
others, and we discussed what we should do. “I'm not going home any more,”
Let's get going!” Werner gasped after a while, and laboriously we got to our feet.
So there really were 'comrades' in arms. You could talk about art with them, and
take cover in roadside ditches. They'd help you with your pack or with bicycle ...
If you're going to lie, you have to do it properly. “Do you think I want to miss the
action?” “Well, you've never exactly been enthusiastic,” he said. He had noticed,
then. But he had too little imagination to gauge the implications of his suspicion.
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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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