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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Subsequently, I took humble clerical positions in offices, and on Sundays rode
my bike to Rott am Inn, the monastery at Ettal, the Wies, and Diessen, where I
viewed the interiors of baroque churches. At that period in my life I took Rilke's ...
I stopped and took a careful look. I hope none of my squad are there, I thought. In
the dusk, Vejano seemed completely deserted. Not a single one of the chimneys
atop the flat, grey hollow-tile roofs was smoking. I could see that some of the ...
And at that point I made a gesture of tremendous pathos — but I made it
nonetheless: I took my carbine and flung it into the rippling tide of wheat. I undid
the ammunition pouch and bayonet from my belt, took my helmet, and threw the
lot after ...
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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