Night
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Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man.

Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.

Title:Night
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0374500010
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:120 pages

    Night Reviews

  • Sasha Alsberg
    Jan 05, 2017

    "Our lives no longer belong to us alone; they belong to all those who need us desperately." - Elie Wiesel ...

  • Kim
    Jul 29, 2008

    There is little that freaks me out more than the Holocaust. And I'm not belittling it at all with the phrase 'freaks me out.' Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, I felt sufficiently desensitized enough b...

  • Navessa
    Mar 06, 2013

    The author, who is actually in the above picture, said it best in the forward; “Only those who experienced Auschwitz know what it was.” I think we can all agree with that. But can we, the reader, ...

  • Stephen
    Mar 18, 2010

    This book is a hard, righteous slap in the conscience to everyone of good will in the world and should stand as a stark reminder of both: (1) the almost unimaginable brutality that we, as a species, a...

  • Brina
    Sep 30, 2016

    The first time I read Night by Eli Wiesel I was in an eighth grade religious school class. At that time it had recently become a law in my state to teach the Holocaust as part of the general curriculu...

  • Stephanie
    Dec 21, 2016

    I am at a loss for words - just moved beyond belief. I decided to re-read this book in 2016 - the year that Elie Wiesel passed away. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986 where the Norwegian No...

  • Candi
    Apr 21, 2016

    "I was the accuser, God the accused. My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God, without man. Without love or mercy."These words and this book just tore at my heart. I h...

  • Martine
    Mar 26, 2008

    This book has garnered so many five-star reviews and deals with such important subject matter that it almost feels like an act of heresy to give it a mere four stars. Yet that is exactly what I'm goin...

  • Kat
    Dec 17, 2007

    I teach this book yearly, but my students seemed distant from the true reality of the story. When I use the Holocaust Museum's interactive of Lola Rein's dress, it hits them. Real people, real history...

  • Councillor
    Apr 13, 2016

    Night is perhaps one of the most remarkable, harrowing and haunting accounts of the events in the Nazi Germany concentration camps Auschwitz and Buchenwald. I read this powerful work only a few days b...