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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At that moment we heard the patter of hasty feet outside, and then the door flew
open wide and there stood lanky, tall Hans Bertsch in the doorway. We started to
our feet, because blood was coursing down Bertsch's face, and he yelled out: ...
There they stood in complete silence, packed right to the edge of the pavement,
while from time to time a column of the S.A. marched down the street, which they
had left clear. The fact is that not a sound came from these ranks of people, who ...
The valley floors lay before me once again with their crags and chalk-white, dried
-out watercourses on the banks of which macchia bushes stood in arrested silver-
green silence. I climbed down into the valleys, finding it difficult to strike a path ...
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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