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Night Born in a Hungarian ghetto, Elie Wiesel was sent as a child to the Nazi death camps of Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Night is the story of that atrocity; here he relates his childhood perceptions of an inhumanity that was as painful as it was absolute. New Read [ Night ] Author [ Elie Wiesel ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – grisedalelodge.co.uk

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  1. The author, who is actually in the above picture, said it best in the forwardOnly those who experienced Auschwitz know what it wasI 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 The author, who is actually in the above picture, said it best in the forwardOnly those who experienced Auschwitz know what it wasI 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 Jason liked me back I got mad at my mom when she made me go to bed on time, I c...

  2. Our lives no longer belong to us alone they belong to all those who need us desperately Elie Wiesel

  3. There is little that freaks me outthan the Holocaust And I m not belittling it at all with the phrase freaks me out Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, I felt sufficiently desensitized enough by television violence to be able to gauge how often I need to shake the jiffy pop and run to the bathroom before the program violence resumes.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 There is little that freaks me outthan the Holocaust And I m not belittling it at all with the phrase freaks me out Growing up in the 1970s and 80s, I felt sufficiently desensitized enough by television violence to be able to gauge how often I need to shake the jiffy pop and run to the bathroom before the program violence resumes.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 horrors of life in a concentration camp butof the LACK of it The down to the nitty gritty telling of what happened during the year that he was imprisoned It wasn t going for the kick to the gut reaction,of a confused, inconceivable retelling of day to day events, and this this is what really makes me shudder and be at a loss for words Hell, words Who am I kidding Try coherent thoughtI would pause at every s...

  4. Upon completion of this book, my mind is as numb as if I had experienced this suffering myself So much pain and suffering are thrown at you from the pages that one cannot comprehend it all in the right perspective One can only move forward as the victims in this book did Step by step, page by page Initially, numbness is the only way to deal with such anguish Otherwise one becomes quickly overwhelmed by the images that evoke questions that cannot be answered And yet, I read this book from t Upon completion of this book, my mind is as numb as if I had experienced this suffering myself So much pain and suffering are thrown at you from the pages that one cannot comprehend it all in the right perspective One can only move forward as the victims in this book did Step by step, page by page Initially, numbness is the only way to deal with such anguish Otherwise one becomes quickly overwhelmed by the images that evoke questions that cannot be answered And yet, I read this book from the comfort of a warm home and a full stomach Imagine the impact if it were otherwise Imagine being forced from your home to live in barracks, livin...

  5. This book is a hard, righteous slap in the conscience to everyone of good will in the world and should stand as a stark reminder of both 1 the almost unimaginable brutality that we, as a species, are capable of and 2 that when it comes to preventing or stopping similar kinds of atrocities or punishing those that seek to perpetrate such crimes, WE ARE OUR BROTHERS KEEPERS and must take responsibility for what occurs on our watch This remarkable story is the powerful and deeply moving acc This book is a hard, righteous slap in the conscience to everyone of good will in the world and should stand as a stark reminder of both 1 the almost unimaginable brutality that we, as a species, are capable of and 2 that when it comes to preventing or stopping similar kinds of atrocities or punishing those that seek to perpetrate such crimes, WE ARE OUR BROTHERS KEEPERS and must take responsibility for what occurs on our watch This remarkable story is the powerful and deeply moving account of Ellie Wiesel s personal experiences as a Hungarian Jew who is sent with his entire family to the infamous Nazi concentration camps of Auschwitz and later Buchenwald The most chilling asp...

  6. The first time I read Night by Eli Wiesel I was in an eighth grade religious school class At that time it had recently become a law in my state to teach the Holocaust as part of the general curriculum, and, as a result, my classmates and I were the torchbearers to tell people to never forget and were inundated with quality Holocaust literature Yet even though middle school students can comprehend Night, the subject matter at times is still way over their heads The book itself although a prize The first time I read Night by Eli Wiesel I was in an eighth grade religious school class At that time it had recently become a law in my state to teach the Holocaust as part of the general curriculum, and, as a result, my classmates and I were the torchbearers to tell people to never forget and were inundated with quality Holocaust literature Yet even though middle school students can comprehend Night, the subject matter at times is still way over their heads The book itself although a prize winner blended into the religious school class and receded to the back of my memory bank These years later I have been enjoying a religious lifestyle for my adult life Upon hearing that Nobel Laureate Eli Wiesel passed away recently I thought now was as good of a time as any to reread his award winning account of surviving the Holocaust Although only 120 pages in length, Wiesel s memoir o...

  7. I was the accuser, God the accused My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God, without man Without love or mercy These words and this book just tore at my heart I have seen Night, have heard of Night for many years now I waited to read it, unsure what I could possibly gain from reading another account of the evil existing among our fellow human beings I will become enraged and depressed I can t change history I will be forced to examine my own faith and II was the accuser, God the accused My eyes had opened and I was alone, terribly alone in a world without God, without man Without love or mercy These words and this book just tore at my heart I have seen Night, have heard of Night for many years now I waited to read it, unsure what I could possibly gain from reading another account of the evil existing among our fellow human beings I will become enraged and depressed I can t change history I will be forced to examine my own faith and I don t want to do that But then I discovered that my son was assigned this book as part of his summer reading for a high school English class What do I want him to learn from this book, from this dark piece of...

  8. This book has garnered so many five star reviews and deals with such important subject matter that it almost feels like an act of heresy to give it a mere four stars Yet that is exactly what I m going to do, for while Night is a chilling account of the Holocaust and the dehumanisation and brutalisation of the human spirit under extreme circumstances, the fact remains that I ve read better ones Better written ones, andinsightful ones, too Night is Elie Wiesel s somewhat fictionalised acco This book has garnered so many five star reviews and deals with such important subject matter that it almost feels like an act of heresy to give it a mere four stars Yet that is exactly what I m going to do, for while Night is a chilling account of the Holocaust and the dehumanisation and brutalisation of the human spirit under extreme circumstances, the fact remains that I ve read better ones Better written ones, andinsightful ones, too Night is Elie Wiesel s somewhat fictionalised account of the year he spent at Auschwitz and Buchenwald It s a chilling story about his experiences in and between concentration camps, his gradual loss of faith he was a very observant Jew who obviously wondered where God was while his people were being exterminated , and his feelings of guilt when he realised that his struggle for survival was making him insensitive towards his dying father It s gruesome, chilling material, and I felt very quiet after having read it Yet I also felt vaguely unsatisfied with the ...

  9. 5 starsI am at a loss for words.upon finishing this memoir, I am so full of intense emotion yet I feel empty at the same timeThis is a DEEPLY moving and powerful book about the author s experience in concentration camps and the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust Words cannot describe how I truly feel about what I read on these pages It is impossible for us, as readers, to truly fathom this piece of history, unless we lived it I hope everyone takes the time to read 5 starsI am at a loss for words.upon finishing this memoir, I am so full of intense emotion yet I feel empty at the same timeThis is a DEEPLY moving and powerful book about the author s experience in concentration camps and the atrocities that happened during the Holocaust Words cannot describe how I truly feel about what I read on these pages It is impossible for us, as readers, to trul...

  10. Terrifying I have read two books that described a nightmare, painted a picture of hell The second was Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy and first is Night I still think of this book sometimes and shudder and I realize that evil is never too far buried ...

  11. I teach this book yearly, but my students seemed distant from the true reality of the story When I use the Holocaust Museum s interactive of Lola Rein s dress, it hits them Real people, real history The immediacy of the tragedy that was Wiesel s then comes to life in a way that a junior or senior can grasp I also tell the story of my friend, Ida, and her no grandparents That is the hardest part for me as it is so personal She was the daughter of survivors she had no grandparents and I I teach this book yearly, but my students seemed distant from the true reality of the story When I use the Holocaust Museum s interactive of Lola Rein s dress, it hits them Real people, real history The immediacy of the tragedy that was Wiesel s then comes to life in a way that a junior or senior can grasp I also tell the story of my friend, Ida, and her no grandparents That is the hardest part for me as it is so personal She was the daughter of survivors she had no grandparents and I gave her mine The sharing of my friend with my beloved grandmother and g...

  12. Those who kept silent yesterday will remain silent tomorrow My first reading of Elie Wiesel s Night occurred during this year s Holocaust Memorial Day.Night is Elie Wiesel s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author s original intent And in a substantiv Those who kept silent yesterday will remain silent tomorrow My first reading of Elie Wiesel s Night occurred during this year s Holocaust Memorial Day.Night is Elie Wiesel s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie s wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author s original intent And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man s capacity for inhumanity to man.Words cannot begin to comprehend the plight of suffering and cruelty revealed in this book that had me on the ...