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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His large, open face was like a block of stone, like a lion's, but the pale skin and
white hair lent his bare head a sensitive, membranous, contemplative air. You felt
intuitively that, to a mind of this calibre, the moving of a division on a map was ...
By so doing, he lost within three days two powerful divisions of a kind Germany
scarcely possessed any more at that date; for the units were caught as an
American armour division (from Texas; its emblem was a red bull's head on a
black field) ...
The sound of the thin stream of water was interrupted now and then whenever
the chief held his head below it, snorting as he washed. Alert and tensed, I
watched him out of the corner of my eye while I scraped carefully at my chin. After
a time ...
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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