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 was standing beside my father when Ludendorff paced down the ranks, very
slowly, talking to individual men. His large, open face was like a block of stone,
like a lion's, but the pale skin and white hair lent his bare head a sensitive, ...
The comrades sat on the bar stools talking in subdued voices. They were
listening to the sounds of the street. I didn't like beer stains; they seemed
incongruous next to the spotless volumes of Lenin and Upton Sinclair that I would
buy every ...
We were forever talking about the support we lacked in the masses without
recognising that the workers would have followed us if we had decided to take
action. The enemy was on the march. And we were waiting for the order to take
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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