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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It was my investigative sense that was on the alert; my nerves were responding to
the incredible fascination of a new and realistic scholasticism working in
combination with the spirit of revolution. And so I became an office-holder. At the
age of ...
They had suffocated my revolutionary youth. They had put me away in a
concentration camp, and — while I myself got off lightly — my comrades in youth
and my comrades in a revolution, did not. In their inmost nature and in their
That point was the French Revolution. With lofty scorn, conservatives the whole
world over demonstrate that they borrowed the principle of universal conscription
from one of the most revolutionary events in the history of the world. It is true.
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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
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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