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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Got to get away, I thought, as I pulled a sandwich from my rucksack — away, and
just keep going, leaving everything behind, on to new mountains, plains, and the
sea that I've never set eyes on. But that night I returned, with the white moonlit ...
That evening the Reichstag fire was reported, and Goring's speech in which he
announced reprisals was broadcast. I was in the street with Jiru and one or two
others, and we discussed what we should do. "I'm not going home any more,"
I clambered down into the valley, parting for good from the road along which the
war was happening, while he took a path that ran along the hillside halfway down
, going north to Vejano, where I had come from. Down in the valley there were ...
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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