Night (The Night Trilogy #1)
Elie Wiesel's Night brings me back to my senses, makes me hate the cold hearted bitch I've learned to be. And not by some overtly dramatic rendition of the ho...more
This remarkable story is the powerful and deeply moving acc...more
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, even understand what happened there? Can modern men and women comprehend that cursed universe?
I’m not entirely sure.
I first read this in my eighth grade History class. I was 13. It changed my life. Before this book my world was sunshine and rainbows. My biggest concern was whether or not a boy named Ja...more
“Human suffering anywhere concerns men and women everywhere.” ― Elie Wiesel, Night
It's been years since I've read this book, but as my son needed to read it for school, I decided to read it with him. I'm glad I did.
Night, which is one man's tragic yet remarkable survival of the Holocaust, is a powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, poignant, yet triumph-of-the-soul biography. This book speaks to humanity about the atrocities man is capable of committing. It...more
1918- (The Gulag Archipelago) The roots of the Soviet internal Gulag system dates back to Czarist times, where internal deportation to Siberia was a common fate of political...more
Night is Elie Wiesel's somewhat fictionalised acco...more
Elie Wiesel, winner of the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize, lost his mother, sister...more
This book is the newer translation, with some clarifications to the chronology of people and events, with introductions by Wiesel himself and the man who fought to have the book published, Francois Mauriac.
The prose is in a relatively simple style. After all, the story is dramatic enough; it needs no embellishment. It is as if you are watching the whole thing through a plate-glass window, and you're banging on it, yelling, 'Hey, hey you, they're tryin...more
There are a lot of fact, stories and people who try to forget the nasty horrible moment which happened to them.
History is the past, which we never can change, can't we?
Elie Wiesel Elie Wiesel adalah salah satu saksi hidup kekejaman NAZI dengan berbagai kamp konsentrasi untuk memusnahkan etnis Yahudi di daerah Eropa (Jerman d...more
I loved this book. I loved the honesty, the horror, & the truth that was revealed, by this amazing person.
I had to read this book for my English class, & boy, my English class somehow found HUMOR behind this book. I was thoroughly agitated by their finding this funny. NOTHING was funny in this book. NOTHING is funny about what Hitler did. & NOTHING is funny about the burning of human bodies or especially BABIES, while they're STILL ALIVE.
I wanted to punch every person in my class for...more
Never shall I forget those moments that mudered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to ashes.
This book is a shocking and very personal account of the authors time spend in german concentracion camps. Night felt more real than any of the other holocaust memoirs I've read before, and I think this is because Elie tells you how he felt and not just what he saw.
I've never really thought about what it must have felt like to be very religious and then have all of these horrible events happen to yo...more
This book sat on the book-stand by my bed for a few weeks before I could bring myself to read it. I kept glancing over at it, picking it up, putting it down - wanting to read it, steeling myself to read it, daunted by the prospect of reading it, back and forth.
‘Night’ is a short, but disturbing memoir which details Elie Wiesel’s memories of the beginnings of Jewish deportation, from Hungary, in 1944, to the Nazi death camps of Germany. Elie writes about his subsequent incarceration, along with h...more
I honestly cannot comprehend how it eve...more
Weeks after i finished "Night", I got a dvd of movie called "Fateless", the movie is really good, but, the story very similar to Wiesel's "Night", I thought the movie was...more
The book's theme quietly hints at one of the main objections to Christianity, and probably, Judaism: how could a loving God let such tragedies occur? Elie struggles iwht this throughout. In fact, he names the bo...more
Night is about Elie Wiesel’s time during Nazi death camps and the horror that he faced as a teenager during World War II as he watched the death of family, his innocence, perception of life, and belief in his God change. There are certain books out there that are just meant to be written. I understand completely why Elie kept his story a secret until he found the right way to account his tragic story. Words are powerful and Elie Wiesel’s memoir about his time during Wo...more
Himmler was alone responsible for F...more
Non avevo intenzione di leggerlo ora, ma dopo le prime righe non ho saputo più smettere... e sono andata avanti fino alla fine, trascinata dal quindicenne Eliezer, che racconta la sua deportazione, insieme al padre, nel '45.
E' la testimonianza dello sterminio degli ebrei nei campi di concentramento. E' una delle innumerevoli storie, simili fra loro, ma ciascuna col suo peso e la sua unicità, quelle che insieme hanno costruito la Storia.
E quando si comunica col cuo...more
Wiesel was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The Norwegian Nobel Committee called him a "...more