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If this is a man and The truce

Author: Primo Levi; S J Woolf; Paul Bailey
Publisher: London Abacus 1987
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the moral stamina and intellectual poise of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, dutiful, unassuming chemist set out systematically to remember the German hell on earth, steadfastly to think it through, and then to render it comprehensible in lucid, unpretentious prose. He was profoundly in touch with the minutest workings of the most endearing human events and with the most contemptible. What has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Relatos personales
Biografía
Named Person: Primo Levi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Primo Levi; S J Woolf; Paul Bailey
ISBN: 0349100136 9780349100135
OCLC Number: 1130378858
Description: 398 páginas mapa 20 cm
Other Titles: Se questo è un uomo
Truce
Responsibility: Primo Levi ; translated by Stuart Woolf ; with an introduction by Paul Bailey and an afterword by the author.

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"With the moral stamina and intellectual poise of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, dutiful, unassuming chemist set out systematically to remember the German hell on earth, steadfastly to think it through, and then to render it comprehensible in lucid, unpretentious prose. He was profoundly in touch with the minutest workings of the most endearing human events and with the most contemptible. What has survived in Levi's writing isn't just his memory of the unbearable, but also, in The Periodic Table and The Wrench, his delight in what made the world exquisite to him. He was himself a magically endearing man, the most delicately forceful enchanter I've ever known- Philip Roth"--Página 4 de la cubierta.

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