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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Born in 1914, Andersch was the second son of a father who won the Iron Cross (
Second Class) in the First World War before later, his business a failure and his
middle-class prosperity jeopardized, becoming a natural for Nazi conversion.
If I think back to it now, I am again seized by that feeling of boredom that held me
tight in its grasp when I was growing up amidst the characterless façades of those
middle-class rented homes that the Neuhausen district of Munich consisted of ...
odour of life, and it helped me fight free of my middle-class world. The world '
revolution fascinated me. With all the rapidity of sudden illumination, I made the
leap from the nationalist doctrines of my father to the socialist way of thinking, ...
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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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