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The World is a Prison Guglielmo Petroni

The World is a Prison

Guglielmo Petroni

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ISBN : 9780810160507
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129 pages
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This classic of war literature is the story of Guglielmo Petroni--not only his experiences in the hands of Fascist police and the Gestapo, but a meditation on the survival and growth of his compatriots and his nation. Terror, uncertainty, the fear ofMoreThis classic of war literature is the story of Guglielmo Petroni--not only his experiences in the hands of Fascist police and the Gestapo, but a meditation on the survival and growth of his compatriots and his nation. Terror, uncertainty, the fear of death, and the brutality he encounters at nearly every turn are all described in concrete terms, but the authors restrained tone, informed by a sense of paradox and the absurd, conveys a depth of feeling that makes this memoir all the more remarkable.