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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... white-complexioned man who on entering the classroom would cast a nettled
glance around the assembled listeners, his bright blue eyes protected by thick
spectacles and bushy white eye-brows, before embarking on the day's lesson.
This is the more astonishing since this clergyman of the Protestant diaspora was
always a powerful personality, and one worthy of respect, in my eyes. Though he
was rather on the short side, and his skin was pale, soft, almost waxy — such ...
His eyes were on me and he surely guessed what I meant to do, and he said
nothing. Should I have broken his silence with words of my own? His face closed
up while he was observing me. The fact is that I would have been prompting him
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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