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Christ stopped at Eboli

Author: Carlo Levi; Frances Frenaye
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2000. ©1947
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With his account of his sojourn in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata, Carlo Levi undertook to show the reader the Italy usually left out of history and travel books. Now in its seventh decade, Christ stopped at eboli remains a classic of its kind- an incredible portrait of a place, its people, and the customs they have fashioned over time, rendered in prose praised for its 'gray el greco beauty' and shrewd  Read more...
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Named Person: Carlo Levi; Carlo Levi
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlo Levi; Frances Frenaye
ISBN: 9780141183213 0141183217
OCLC Number: 884345769
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 253 pages : map ; 20 cm
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Carlo Levi ; translated from the Italian by Frances Frenaye.

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Exiled to a remote and barren corner of Italy for his opposition to Mussolini, Carlo Levi entered a world cut off from history and the state, hedged in by custom and sorrow, without comfort or  Read more...

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"[Levi is] a sensitive and gifted writer with a great sense of style." --Alfred Kazin

 
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