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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There was no more than a thin strip on the right-hand side of the road for us to
squeeze past the waiting retreat. As the day dawned, we turned off to the right,
onto a white road. It was the first time we were moving in broad daylight, but the ...
Where I stood, the road twisted along a lengthy slope. I seized the bike and, with
some effort, pushed it about a hundred metres down the hillside till I was in a
clump of young, closely planted acacias. When I was out of sight of the road,
Help me! Let me be alone with you! Where the town ended and the road dipped
into a ravine there was a large, half-destroyed gateway. It brooded darkly over my
way ahead, massive and menacing. I strode through the dark portal, and on.
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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