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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I have a very poor memory for names, and for that reason I am no longer in a
position to put a name to certain soldiers I really ought to name at this point,
because their objections to what I have said were substantial. I am, of course,
myself the ...
For this reason, the majority of German soldiers were in no position to swear an
oath. Neither was their leader. He denied the existence of God and had religious
movements of every description persecuted, since they prompted people to ...
states began forcing their men to serve as soldiers. There had been compulsion
up to a point before, but the principle had been one of voluntary choice, even if
the nature of the soldier underwent a gradual change from the militiaman to ...
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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