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 Second World War saw him first in the army of occupation in France, then
back in Frankfurt (working in advertising again), and then, called up a second
time, in Italy, where he deserted from the Wehrmacht on 6 June 1944. Together
The machines passed each other at a moderate altitude without any contact,
flying above the deserted, rippling wheat-fields, above the brooding solitude and
universal dread of the pines that dotted the infinite seas of corn, remote and ...
In the dusk, Vejano seemed completely deserted. Not a single one of the
chimneys atop the flat, grey hollow-tile roofs was smoking. I could see that some
of the houses had been bombed. At last, I took the risk and walked into the town.
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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