The Periodic Table by Primo Levi

"The Periodic Table" is a collection of short stories that use elements of the periodic table as metaphors to explore the author's experiences as a Jewish-Italian chemist before, during, and after World War II. Each chapter is named after a chemical element, reflecting its significant role in the story. The work provides deep insights into the human condition and the power of science, while also serving as a poignant memoir of survival during the Holocaust.

The 927th greatest book of all time


Published
1975
Nationality
Italian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
233
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Italian

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