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 others, those who would shoot them, were continually aiming their rifles. I
watched from the balcony of our flat in a side street, but at the time I did not
understand what was happening. “That scum,” I heard my father say behind me,
I went in search of the sea and saw it at long last, a glaring blue beyond the high
red towers of Wismar, an opal grey beyond the dikes at Husum. I watched the
ferry to the North Friesian islands chugging out of the harbour, which smelled of ...
We watched the smoke and earth blossoming up and breathed a sigh of relief.
After the danger was over, we stayed there, lying in the ditch, for a long time. the
heat had left us apathetic with exhaustion, and we were enjoying our enforced
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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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