Books Non-Fiction Reviews

Night by Elie Wiesel

February 17, 2020
Night by Elie Wiesel

To say I enjoyed this book is to disregard the subject matter entirely. I think it's difficult to label what reading a piece of non-fiction on the Holocaust makes you feel. Did I enjoy the book? No. But I was totally captured by Wiesel's experience and the way he told his experience. Absolutely. Therefore this is less of a review and more, hey look what I read.

This semester I'm taking a module called Descent into Hell focusing on Holocaust testimonials, so expect a lot of discussion of this kind of literature.

Night is a very short book and one of three. I'm undecided if I will continue to read the next two, simply because I have a lot of Holocaust literature to work through over the next few weeks. I imagine in the future that I will pick them up but, not for a long while.

This, and I predict the following books I read for this course will stay with me forever. If you are wanting to learn more about the experience of Holocaust survivors I highly suggest reading Night.

 

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Name: Night

Author: Elie Wiesel

Publisher: Penguin

Pages: 115

ISBN: 978-0-141-03899-5

Rating: 5/5

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Katie x

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