If This Is a Man • The Truce by Primo Levi

If This Is a Man • The Truce

Auschwitz Trilogy #1-2

Primo Levi with Stuart J. Woolf, Paul Bailey

nonfiction biography history emotional reflective sad medium-paced

453 pages | first published 1947

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'With the moral stamina and intellectual poise of a twentieth-century Titan, this slightly built, dutiful, unassuming chemist set out systematically to remember the German hell on earth, steadfastly to think it through, and then to render it compr...
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