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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Comrades in Arms A JL.lmost exactly five years later, at Whitsuntide 1944, my life
was finally heading for that point towards which it had been taking its course,
invisibly to me. I had not a doubt in my mind as I stood on the bridge, smoking.
I was sick and tired of every man jack of them, my so-called comrades in arms. I
couldn't stand the sight of them. The worst was that they were always there. The
fellowship of comrades in arms meant you never had a moment to yourself.
They had put me away in a concentration camp, and — while I myself got off
lightly — my comrades in youth and my ... I could not love my comrades in arms,
because I loved those other comrades who had been killed by those on whose
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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
The cherries of freedom: a reportNutzerbericht - Not Available - Book Verdict
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