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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The white and somewhat dilapidated castle, which was really no more than a
grand and stately home, loomed above the trees of a Bavarian village square.
You entered the park through a gateway in the iron railings to your left. Naturally
I began my march through the wilderness: down to the river valley, amongst the
jagged crags and the hills dotted with trees. On my map the region was
designated 'Campagna diserta. lDiserta,' I reflected, came from the same root as '
Beyond the trees, on the opposite side of the valley, I could see houses and
make out the sound of tanks in motion, a higher and more evenly-pitched sound
than that of the German tanks I was familiar with. I could hear the rattling howl of ...
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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