If This Is A Man The Truce

Author: Primo Levi
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405528192
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With the moral stamina and intellectual pose of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, duitful, 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, 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
If This Is A Man/The Truce
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Primo Levi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-23 - Publisher: Hachette UK

With the moral stamina and intellectual pose of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, duitful, 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
The Complete Works of Primo Levi
Language: en
Pages: 3008
Authors: Primo Levi
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-28 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

2015 Washington Post Notable Book The Complete Works of Primo Levi, which includes seminal works like If This Is a Man and The Periodic Table, finally gathers all fourteen of Levi’s books—memoirs, essays, poetry, commentary, and fiction—into three slipcased volumes. Primo Levi, the Italian-born chemist once described by Philip Roth
Primo Levi
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Mirna Cicioni
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-12-01 - Publisher: Berg

Primo Levi (1919-1987) is one of Italy's most distinguished writers. A survivor of the Holocaust, his memoirs on the Nazi death camps (If This Is a Man and The Truce) are internationally recognized as among the most powerful and profound testimonies to have come out of the extermination of European
If this is a Man ; and The Truce
Language: en
Pages: 398
Authors: Primo Levi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher: Little Brown Uk

With the moral stamina and intellectual pose of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, duitful, 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
The Sixth Day and Other Tales
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Primo Levi
Categories: Italian fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Informed by Levi's sly and scientific imagination, the fictions in this collection explore a strangely familiar parallel universe in which scientific advances, gone unchecked, create a dehumanized and amoral world where machines write poetry and replicate anything--including human beings.