The Last of the Just Author:Andre Schwarz-Bart The Ledgend of the Just Men — It is said that the world rests on the shoulders of thirty-six Just Men. They are indistinguishable from simple mortals, and often unaware of their God-given responsibility. But upon these men falls all the grief and suffering of humanity, and without even one of them, the suffering of mankind would poison the worl... more »d.
From a medievial pogrom to the agonies of Auschwitz, Andre Schwarz-Bart traces the lives of the family of Levy, to whom God has granted one Just Man in each generation. Eight centuries of the terrifying legacy culminate in the life of the young German Jew, Ernie Levy, the Last of the Just...A Haunting monument to human endurance! An unforgettable novel of courage and defiance! "No one who reads THE LAST OF THE JUST can ever be quite the same again!"-William L. Shirer, the author of THE RISE AND FALL OF THE THIRD REICH.« less