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 before the shrapnel hit there would remain that one second in which we
consigned ourselves to God and nothingness, and that one second would strike
deep within us. From that fragmentary flash of freedom—and I repeat: freedom
Art, and the struggle of humanity against fate, happen in acts of absolute,
irresponsible freedom, a freedom that is in the keeping of God and nothingness.
This intuition was confirmed for me some years later when I saw the greatest
work of art ...
... end of life, out where our planet lies dead beneath the vast and empty heavens
of nothingness. Late in the afternoon, I grazed the skirts of an immense wheat-
field that idled gently down a hillside. Beyond the trees, on the opposite side of
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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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