My all time favorite book.
I love Primo Levi's voice, point of view, and insight.
There's not another writer that straps me into my seat
and puts me in the... Read more
It's a fabulous conception, I love it for that. Stories sometimes just a little tiring, somehow not always challenging but often quite good. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patricia D. Mcdonald
This novel is good for history buffs, chemistry geeks, and others with an interest in daily life for jewish italians in the 1940s. I enjoyed it.Published 3 months ago by Lisa Savini
This book does not disappoint. The device of the periodic table is loose rather than restrictive. It is structured as a series of tales or short stories, unusual for a novel, but... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ghostgum
This slim essay-collection-as-memoir volume is quite possibly one of the funniest things I have ever read. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Burujiten
A collection of episodes from Primo Levi's life each centered around an element. Most are from before or after the war though one is from his time in the Buna Werke laboratory... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
I am only half way through the book at this review, but must say I agree with the critics - this is a wonderful collection of biographical and fictional stories, written with... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Avis D. Hedin