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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Off along Kesselstrasse, say. Once you were at the top, Walchensee lay before
you, the lake a blue-green colour and beyond it the foothills of the Karwendel
Mountains. On I rode, along the banks 25 Alfred Andersch.
of the Karwendel Mountains. On I rode, along the banks of the pale green Isar,
foaming white, with the immense limestone wall of the mountains over Wallgau,
glinting unbearably beneath a boiling blue sky. I always went on these
Far away to the east were the Apennine mountains, high, majestic, gloriously wild
, and far off, yet this side of them, stood the solitary Soracte, with a besieging
army of peaks and hilltops about it, dripping sunlight, unfurling the wind like a ...
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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