About this book
Based on over ten years of research and interviews, this biography sheds new light on Levi's recurring depression and his premature death. 16pp b/w illus. "One of the best literary biographies of the year... superb" "Observer".
Italian writer Primo Levi's account of Auschwitz "If This Is A Man" is recognised as one of the essential books of mankind. No other work interrogates our moral history so incisively or conveys more profoundly the horror of the Nazi genocide. On 11 April 1987, Levi fell to his death in the house where he was born. This book presents his biography.