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Night
Night
Author: Stella Rodway (Translator), Elie Wiesel
Night -- A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family...the death of his innocence...and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary Of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780553272536
ISBN-10: 0553272535
Publication Date: 4/1/1982
Pages: 128
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  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 717 ratings
Publisher: Bantam
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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mimibottoms avatar reviewed Night on + 58 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 14
A chilling and sad, but true story of one man's experiences as a Jewish teenager in the German concentration camps. He writes of his family's long and, for some, fatal journey during this time. Wiesel writes in a beautifully clear, descriptive tone that leaves you feeling a bit of the despair, agony, guilt, and sometimes, relief that he must have felt. A "must" read, in my opinion, along with Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning."
obsidianfire avatar reviewed Night on + 133 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 11
A true tale of the Nazi concetration camps by one who has lived through it. A potent reminder of the horror of Nazi Germany. It made me cry, but then stories like these make most people cry. So read it not so much for enjoyment, but so that we never forget.
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Helpful Score: 10
This is one of my all-time favorite and most influential books, which I read for the first time in 1969. As the daughter of a holocaust survivor, I was deeply effected by it. One can only marvel at the incredible and beautiful human being that Elie Wiesel has become. Everyone should read this...
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Helpful Score: 10
A profound book on the plight of a Jewish boy during WW 2. Very vivid and well written. One of the best descriptions of day to day activities in an Nazi prision camp.
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Helpful Score: 6
This is a good book about the holocaust from a survivor. Chilling and depressing. Unbelievable what they were put through and had to do and see.
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knut avatar reviewed Night on + 38 more book reviews
Brutal, naked truth of the depravity of some and the strength in others. If this could be read in conjunction with Anne Frank's Diary, what an impact.
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This short book told a story that went on forever about the truths of the Holocaust. It reminded me that no matter how long ago this horror took place we should always be on "the watch" for such events and inhumane treatment of mankind. How this young man was able to survive and recall these horrendous times is almost beyond comprehension. Hard to read at times...yet hard not to read, hoping and praying that the end would finally come to all the suffering!
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I gave this book a 5 star rating even though the subject matter is very difficult to read let alone comprehend.
Mr. Wiesel takes you into the camp with him and you live every moment as if you are actually there.

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