I sommersi e i salvati

I sommersi e i salvati

Quali sono le strutture gerarchiche di un sistema autoritario e quali le tecniche per annientare la personalità di un individuo; quali rapporti si creano tra oppressori e oppressi; chi sono gli esseri che abitano la «zona grigia» della collaborazi...

Title:I sommersi e i salvati
Edition Language:Italian
ISBN:9788806126957
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    I sommersi e i salvati Reviews

  • Michael Finocchiaro

    This is a eyes wide open analysis of many aspects of what Auschwitz and the other Nazi atrocities meant to writer and survivor Primo Levi. Beautifully written prose full of warmth despite the gruesome...

  • Greta G

    "The drowned and the saved" is a thoughtful, lucid reflection on the Holocaust phenomenon. Primo Levi tries to find answers for different aspects of the concentration camps. He explains the behavio...

  • Paul Bryant

    An unrelentingly grim series of eight essays about the concentration camp experience, recommended only for true pessimists and those who think that Primo Levi is one of the very greatest writers about...

  • Greta G

    The Drowned and the Saved "The drowned and the saved" is a thoughtful, lucid reflection on the Holocaust phenomenon. Primo Levi tries to find answers for different aspects of the concentration camps...

  • Fede

    I confess that I'm not too keen on Primo Levi's writing style: it's way too dry for me. I have a baroque taste for adjectives, adverbs and verbal ornamentation that can't be satisfied by his matter-of...

  • Michael

    A lucid and thoughtful examination of lingering questions about the meanings of the Holocaust 40 years after Levi survived his internment at Auschwitz, with the focus more on understanding than blame....

  • Lobstergirl

    Levi's last book is about several things: - the necessity of witnessing to what happened in the Lager (camps), even though memory is fallible. Witnessing - telling the story - is not wholly possible, ...

  • Andrew

    It's really too bad that the whole art-about-the-Holocaust market in the U.S. has been cornered by sentimental war-is-bad treacle in the Life Is Beautiful mode. Because Primo Levi lays it down. What I...

  • Conor Ahern

    Levi, a survivor of Auschwitz, takes a chillingly evenhanded look at human nature to expose what we are capable of, and complicit in, when in the midst of extreme environments such as Nazi Germany. Wi...

  • Wanda

    How in the world do I rate a book like this? I guess its four stars, because I didn’t find it to be quite as engaging as Night or Man's Search for Meaning, but it was still an un-put-down-able book....