Carlo Levi

Carlo Levi (1902-1975) was born in Turin, Italy. He was a writer, journalist, artist, and doctor, whose first documentary novel, Christ Stopped at Eboli (1945), became an international sensation and introduced the trend toward social realism in post-war Italian literature.


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Christ Stopped at Eboli

Carlo Levi; Translated by Frances Frenaye; Introduction by Mark Rotella
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

It was to Lucania, a desolate land in southern Italy, that Carlo Levi—a doctor, painter, philosopher, and man of letters—was confined as a political prisoner...


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