"Eboli - they say the Lucans including Levi was sent to the border from fascism - and the last country of Christians. Cristiano is equal to man. In the following countries, ours, do not live by Christians, but from animals". He says Italo Calvino in one of the two texts that introduce this volume: "The peculiarity of Carlo Levi is in this: that he is the witness of the presence of another time within our time, is the ambassador of another world Without our world. We can define this world the world that lives out of our history in front of the world that lives in history. Of course this is an external definition, it is, we say, the starting situation of the work of Carlo Levi: The protagonist of "Christ stopped in Eboli" is a man engaged in the history that comes to see himself in the heart of a southern sorcerer, magical, and sees that those who were for him the reasons at the game here are no longer, I am at stake Other reasons, other oppositions at the same time more complex and more elementary ".