The Gates of the Forest Author:Elie Wiesel A boy's passage from childhood to maturity through the holocaust of Nazi Europe is the framework for THE GATES OF THE FOREST. In this unique tale the materials of Jewish folklore confront a contemporary crisis of the soul. Young Gregor survives the Nazi wasteland just as man has survived God's apparent abandonment of him; but the path he must ta... more »ke leads through a wood of strange encounters, of names and masks, and the primal terror and exaltation of myth.
THE GATES OF THE FOREST, said John Wain in The New York Review of Books, is "an achievement for which we should all be profoundly grateful... it is one of those books that restore one's faith in life."« less