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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... he pulled me indoors, perhaps because some nameless fear crept upon him,
or because some self-important character down in the street had shouted up: "
Keep those windows closed! They're shooting down here." Back then I poked my
We carried the red flag, and shouted out slogans like "Workers, fight the
emergency decrees!" and "Join the Communists, the party of the workers!" and "
Down with Hitler's Fascists!" After about ten minutes we heard the far-off sirens of
The sergeant up front turned briefly and shouted across to me: "See that you're
not too long about it! We're making for Vejano today." Our commander was
somewhere far ahead on his motorbike as usual. Feigning hasty work, I
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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