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 clambered down into the valley, parting for good from the road along which the
war was happening, while he took a path that ran along the hillside halfway down
, going north to Vejano, where I had come from. Down in the valley there were ...
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 '
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