Foreword by François Mauriac
Preface by the author
Translated by Marion Wiesel
Illustrated with art by Holocaust artists
Night is one of the first and one of the greatest Holocaust memoirs. The new Folio Society edition is illustrated with art by survivors and witnesses and is published alongside Elie Wiesel’s Nobel Prize acceptance speech.
Night is Elie Wiesel’s terrifying and intimate account of his time in Auschwitz and Buchenwald. It is also an incredible historical document; essential reading for a generation removed from the suffering inflicted by humankind against its own during the Second World War. But despite the subject matter, Wiesel’s narrative is beautiful and the measured language highlights the terrible dichotomy between humanity’s creative and destructive capabilities.
Never shall I forget that night, the first night in the camp that turned my life into one long night seven times sealed.
Never shall I forget that smoke.
Never shall I forget the small faces of the children whose bodies I saw transformed into smoke under a silent sky.
Bound in blocked cloth
Set in Jansen
Frontispiece and 10 colour illustrations
8˝ x 5¼˝