Quotation by Carlo Levi

Christ never came this far, nor did time, nor the individual soul, nor hope, nor the relation of cause to effect, nor reason nor history.
Carlo Levi (1902–1975), Italian writer, painter. Christ Stopped at Eboli, ch. 1 (1945, trans. 1948).

Of Basilicata, in southern Italy. The book, describing Levi's internment in a small village as a consequence of his anti- fascist activities, was the first to publicize the true plight of the Italian South.
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