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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One day, when I turned in to the street we lived in, I saw my father leaving the
front door of our house on his crutches. I saw the loneliness that hung about him.
He stood outside the door, gazing ahead indecisively, not registering my
As the day dawned, we turned off to the right, onto a white road. It was the first
time we were moving in broad daylight, but the planes had not yet turned up. In
the daylight, my weariness ebbed a little and was replaced by a state I call my ...
We had not shaken hands, but until he was round the corner he turned
repeatedly and waved. I waved back. There was a kind of jubilation in that
waving, a despairing, final jubilation. And then there was only the road, deserted,
empty and ...
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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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