Night by Elie Wiesel

Night, by Elie Wiesel, is a work of Holocaust literature, although it has a decidedly autobiographical slant. Wiesel based the book–at least in part–on his own experiences during World War II. The book has received considerable acclaim, and the author received the Nobel Prize in 1986.

Here are a few quotes from Wiesel’s famous novel.

“A prolonged whistle split the air. The wheels began to grind. We were on our way.”

“Never shall I forget that night, the first night in camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed.”

“Do you see that chimney over there? See it? Do you see those flames? (Yes, we did see the flames.) Over there-that’s where you’re going to be taken. That’s your grave, over there.”

Night  - Elie Wiesel

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