Powerful study of the holocaust. This is a book that must never be allowed to go out of print.Published 1 month ago by Thomas Tyrrell
Lacking the gory details (thank God.) of the death camps Levi looks back with a forty year perspective of what he had experienced and survived at the hands of the Nazis. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Richard
There are many first hand accounts of life in the German camps of Auschwitz, Treblinka, still more secondhand histories. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
This book is in excellent condition, I don't understand how I got it so cheaply. It's an extremely light read, the story itself isn't even 200 complete pages in length. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dorian
I've read quite a bit of Primo Levi's work over the years and it was interesting to see his "summation" of the work and thought he'd become known for over his adult life.Published 12 months ago by Alcapitan
The author looked at the situation from a different standpoint than the usual. In asking why and trying to understand the German psyche, he showed how people can manipulate and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Donna Rozon
I'm an aficionado of Holocaust literature and accounts so this is of course a great read for me.
I would warn that Levi can be a little wordy so it might take some... Read more
This is a very important book – about human behavior in inhuman situations. The saved people are those who survived the German concentration camps in in the 1940ties. Read morePublished 18 months ago by gunilla
Another book that needed to be read and digested as part of the world history.
Primo Levi is one of my fav. authors.