Exiled to a remote 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, where, eternally patient, the peasants lived in an age-
old stillness and in the presence of death - for Christ did stop at Eboli.

Carlo Levi—Christ Stopped At Eboli

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