Intro Poetry If This is a man by Primo Levi
Primo Levi, back from Auschwitz, published If this is a man in 1947. Shocking testimony wrapped in a great narrative ability where not only the horrors but also the things that the author loves about life emerge.
One of the century's truly necessary books - Philip Roth
One of the greatest human testaments of the era - Scotsman
The death of Primo Levi robs Italy of one of its finest writers . . . One of the few survivors of the Holocaust to speak of his experiences with a gentle voice - Guardian
A life-changing book - Daily Express