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If this is a man ; The truce

If this is a man ; The truce

Author: Primo Levi; S J Woolf
Publisher: London : Abacus, [2014?]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New edition]View all editions and formats
An account of time spent in Auschwitz concentration camp.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Primo Levi; Primo Levi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Primo Levi; S J Woolf
ISBN: 9780349100135 0349100136
OCLC Number: 961923031
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Notes: Previous edition: London : Alacus, 1987.
Translation of: Se questo è un uomo and La tregua.
"If this is a man" previously published under title Survival in Auswitz by Collier Macmillan, 1969, ©1961.
Description: vi, 453 pages : 20 cm.
Other Titles: Se questo è un uomo.
Responsibility: Primo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Stuart Woolf.


An account of time spent in Auschwitz concentration camp.

"With the moral stamina and intellectual pose 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 contempible. What has survived in Levi's writing isn't just his memory of the unbearable, but also ... his delight in what made the world exquisite to him."--Publisher's description.


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