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The Drowned and the Saved - Primo Levi, Raymond Rosenthal
The Drowned and the Saved
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Levi wrote of the moral collapse that occurred in Auschwitz and the fallibility of human memory that allows such atrocities to recur. Levi's last book published before his death in 1987.
Levi wrote of the moral collapse that occurred in Auschwitz and the fallibility of human memory that allows such atrocities to recur. Levi's last book published before his death in 1987.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679721864 (067972186X)
ASIN: 067972186X
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 203
Edition language: English
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Calyre
Calyre rated it
Le passage silencieux du mensonge à autrui à celui qu'on se fait à soi-même est utile : qui ment de bonne foi ment mieux, joue mieux son rôle, est cru lus facilement par le juge, par l'historien, par le lecteur, par sa femme, par ses enfants.Il est plus aisé d'interdire à un souvenir d'entrer que de...
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4.0 The Drowned and the Saved / Primo Levi
The author tries to understand the rationale behind Auschwitz, Treblinka, Bergen-Belsen. Dismissing stereotyped images of brutal Nazi torturers and helpless victims, Levi draws extensively on his own experiences to delve into the minds and motives of oppressors and oppressed alike. Describing the di...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
5.0
Chissà quanta forza c’è voluta. Chissà quanta sofferenza è costata la stesura di questo saggio a Primo Levi. È un’analisi feroce, acuta, lucida, obiettiva. È un bisturi che lavora con precisione terrificante. Lavora sugli aguzzini e sulle vittime. Lavora sulla “zona grigia” composta di oppressi fatt...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
If you study WW II, you must read this book. It answers questions both spoken and unspoken.
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