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Night - Penguin Modern Classics (Paperback)

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Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 04/09/2008
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Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his struggle to survive in a world that stripped him of humanity, dignity and faith. Describing in simple terms the tragic murder of a people from a survivor's perspective, Night is among the most personal, intimate and poignant of all accounts of the Holocaust. A compelling consideration of the darkest side of human nature and the enduring power of hope, it remains one of the most important works of the twentieth century.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780141038995
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 106 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A slim volume of terrifying power * The New York Times *
Through his eyes, we witness the depths of both human cruelty and human grace-and we're left grappling with what remains of Elie, a teenage boy caught between the two. I gain courage from his courage * Oprah Winfrey *
Through his eyes, we witness the depths of both human cruelty and human grace-and we're left grappling with what remains of Elie, a teenage boy caught between the two. I gain courage from his courage * Oprah Winfrey *

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“Essential reading!”

This should be essential reading for all, why is this book not as widely known as Anne Frank's diary?
I urge everyone to read it.

Paperback edition
21st July 2016
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Teresa Majury

“Essential Reading”

In Night, Elie Wiesel recounts his experiences in Auschwitz and Buchenwald from 1944-45. He was a young teenager living in a Jewish Ghetto, Sighet in Transylvania and in the early years of the war the Jewish community... More

Paperback edition
11th November 2010
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“devastaingly honest”

You cannot read this book without being moved. It is a graphic and brutal portrayal of the Holocaust written from the heart. Given what is happening in the world today this should be read by anyone who thinks that... More

Paperback edition
30th December 2016
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