Survival in Auschwitz Study Guide

Survival in Auschwitz

Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi

Survival in Auschwitz is an account by the Italian Jewish writer Primo Levi. Published in 1947, the book describes his arrest for his participation in the anti-fascist resistance in Italy during World War Two and his imprisonment in the Auschwitz concentration camp. The book describes the abysmal conditions of prisoners in Auschwitz, how they were starved, dehumanized and slaughtered en masse, and how they were forced to turn against one another and fend for themselves.

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