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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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 west. While I slept
in the capanna, the course of the war had been decided. The fate of the masses ...
Very little latitude is available to Chance, though Chance can determine whether
a man is sent to captivity or to his death, but either way he remains imprisoned in
the fate of the masses. Nor can Chance change people's recurring impulse to ...
smoke still wisping hot about them, they returned bearing the gleaming metallic
tablets in their hands: in saving art they had averted fate. Art, and the struggle of
humanity against fate, happen in acts of absolute, irresponsible freedom, ...
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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