Survival In Auschwitz
The true and harrowing account of Primo Levi’s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a “true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth.
In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and “Italian citizen of Jewish race,” was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin to Auschwitz. Survival in Auschwitz is Levi’s classic account of his ten months in the German death camp, a harrowing story of systematic cruelty and miraculous endurance. Remarkable for its simplicity, restraint, compassion, and even wit, Survival in Auschwitz remains a lasting testament to the indestructibility of the human spirit. Included in this new edition is an illuminating conversation between Philip Roth and Primo Levi never before published in book form.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing
This was an interesting book to read because of the fact that this is a factual account of one Holocaust survivors account of living in a concentration camp. For the majority of the book it was hard ... Read full review
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For the most part this book is a straightforward telling of what it was like to be sent to a concentration camp and to live and work there. The author's style is simple. He does not spend time in ... Read full review
On the Bottom
A Good Day 11
The Drowned and the Saved
The Events of the Summer
The Last One
A Conversation with Primo Levi by Philip Roth