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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Luxury: from libraries you come across, you take one or two things, Hemingway's
Death in the Afternoon and Huizinga's The Waning of the Middle Ages, say; the
rest is left untouched. Love: recognition takes only a glance or two, but it's tender;
It was at Dr. Herzfeld's that I experienced, for the first time, not aesthetics but the
tensions of art, the things that filled me with disquiet and prompted moods
compounded of impatience and revulsion. Spleen. Herzfeld was the
personification of ...
But that night on the plains of the Arno, the thought no longer needed to say a
thing. It bided in silence. It had become the night and the bridge and my pipe.
Things do not say anything. They simply are. It was perfectly clear and
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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