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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The Cherries of Freedom, which proved highly controversial in Germany when
first published in 1952, passed over this shabbiness in silence, and in so doing
claimed the higher moral ground for its author. Other points on which Sebald
... I abandoned the attempt and tore my gaze from the silvery leaves of the
willows, from the white coat of clay on a wrecked vessel in the yellow, stagnant
water, and from the heat and the silence—a gaze I had practised so that I could
We did not even have time to throw ourselves on the ground, but simply stood
there speechless as the lumps of debris rained upon us and the horse went wild.
After the explosion there was total silence once again, not an aircraft to be heard,
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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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