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Weightless

Primo Levi

Translated by Piers Spence

‘What I would like to experience most of all would be to find myself freed, even if only for a moment, from the weight of my body.’

Primo Levi

Primo Levi (1919-1987) was born in Turin and trained as a chemist. In 1944 he was deported to Auschwitz. His books include The Drowned and the Saved, If Not Now, When? and The Periodic Table.

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Translated by Piers Spence

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