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The Periodic Table

Biography / Memoir

By: Primo Levi

195 pages, no illustrations

Penguin Books

Paperback | Dec 2011 | #163605 | ISBN-13: 9780141185149
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About this book

A collection of memoirs by Primo Levi, published in Italian as "Ii Sistema Periodico" in 1975. Regarded as his masterwork, it is a cycle of 21 autobiographical stories, each named after and inspired by a chemical element.

Named "the best science book ever written" by the Royal Institution in London in 2006.

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