The Periodic Table: Popular Penguins

The Periodic Table: Popular Penguins

By Primo Levi

In these haunting reflections, Primo Levi, a chemist by training takes the elements of the periodic table as his inspiration. He ranges from young love to political savagery; 'Iron' honours the mountain-climbing resistance hero who put iron in Levi's student soul, while 'Cerium' recalls the improvised cigarette lighters which saved his life in Auschwitz.

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June 28, 2010

Penguin Press (UK Adult)

RRP $12.99

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