Christ Stopped at Eboli

Author: Carlo Levi

Translator: Frances Frenaye

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 25 May 2000
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Synopsis

'We're not Christians, Christ stopped short of here, at Eboli.' 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 solace, where, eternally patient, the peasants lived in an age-old stillness and in the presence of death - for Christ did stop at Eboli.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141183213
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 256
  • Published: 25 May 2000
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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