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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after the father's death in 1929, joining the S.A.* Alfred, by contrast, joined a trade
union and the kjv (Communist Youth Association), and read Willi Miinzenberg's
Arbeiter-Illustrierte-Zeitung. Shortly after Hitler came to power, Alfred Andersch ...
Right now I could strike out that last line and say that really I was very
courageous, I substituted the risk of death in combat for the probably much
greater risk of being caught by the military police as I deserted. I would have
been executed on ...
There was no moon to comb their hair, only night and wet and the flashes that
signalled death. Nor could they even fly the wavering flag of dust that is victory.
The pallid, drifting dust of victory was denied to the defeated German army in the
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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