Primo Levi (1910-1987) was taken to Auschwitz in 1943 after joining the Italian partisans and being betrayed. This extract illustrates a terrible evil. This is the story of Schmulek. If this is a man by Primo Levi, Chapter 4, p59. Start at 29.38 mins “Is it true … End at 34.00 mins “… silent for a long time.