ELIE WIESEL: THE NIGHT – PREFACE

2018-01-27T12:40:01-08:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , , |

If in my lifetime I was to write only one book, this would be the one. Just as the past lingers in the present, all my writings after Night, including those that deal with biblical, Talmudic, or Hasidic themes, profoundly bear its stamp, and cannot be understood if one has not read this very first of my works. Why did I write it?