This biography looks at the life and work of Primo Levi the noted Italian philosopher, writer and scientist. This book looks at the man within his life in Turin, before, during and after World War II. The particular place of the Jew in Italy, Primo Levi as a European as well as a notable survivor of Auschwitz and at the influence he had on people all over the world, particularly in the last 15 years, are all covered in the book.
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Carole Angier is the biographer of JEAN RHYS which was shortlisted for the 1991 Whitbread Biography Award. She is the Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the University of Warwick. She lives in Oxfordshire.Review:
'Her book isn't only a biography it's about biography - the guilt, frustration, risk and excitement of capturing someone else's life.' Guardian
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 2003, 2003. Book Condition: New. New paperback. Fine and unread. Bookseller Inventory # A163766
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140165878
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140165878