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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Werner gasped after a while, and laboriously we got to our feet. So there really
were 'comrades' in arms. You could talk about art with them, and take cover in
roadside ditches. They'd help you with your pack or with bicycle repairs and find ...
Werner's heart, perhaps? On the day after that ride through the flatlands I made
my own escape, and it happened that Werner watched me do it. His eyes were
on me and he surely guessed what I meant to do, and he said nothing. Should I ...
Flat, I thought. And then another thought: that's the ticket. I called out: "I've got a
flat," pulled out of the column over to the left, and dismounted. Werner, who rode
alongside me, followed me over. Squad regulations stated that if anyone had a
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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