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Dawn by Elie Wiesel
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it was amazing

This book is very different from anything else I've read. It's the follow up to Elie Wiesel's memoir Night, but this time the story is fictional. Because it's fictional, right off the bat it's easier to digest than Night. It revolves around a Holocaust survivor's morals and way of thinking after he becomes part of the Jewish Resistance in Palestine and is ordered to execute a British soldier. Can the victim ever become the murderer? Do the crimes of others make it okay for you to commit the same crimes against them? The main character wrestles with moral questions like these. It made me think about things that had never occurred to me before.
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June 19, 2008 – Shelved
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June 30, 2008 – Finished Reading

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