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54%OFFPrimo Levi - The Drowned and the Saved - 9780349138640 - 9780349138640
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The Drowned and the Saved

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Description for The Drowned and the Saved Paperback. Primo Levi's devastating and classic account of what it meant to have survived the Holocaust. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD; HBLW; HBTZ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 182.
Shortly after completing The Drowned and the Saved, Primo Levi committed suicide. The manner of his death was sudden, violent and unpremeditated, and there are some who argue that he kiled himself because he was tormented by guilt - guilt that he had survived the horrors of Auschwitz while others, better than he, had gone to the wall. 'The Drowned and the Saved dispels the myth that Primo Levi forgave the Germans for what they did to his people. He didn't, and couldn't forgive. He refused, however, to indulge in what he called "the bestial vice of hatred" which ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Abacus
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780349138640
SKU
9780349138640
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-3

About Primo Levi
Primo Levi was born in Turin in 1919 and trained as chemist. Arrested a member of the anti-fascist resistance during the war, he was deported to Auschwitz. His experiences there are described in his two classic autobiographical works, If This is a Man and The Truce.

Reviews for The Drowned and the Saved
Levi writes of unspeakable things with charity, clarity and objectivity
Sunday Times
Not a word he writes should be missed
Independent
One of the most devastating masterworks of our era
Observer

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