New York, New York: Bantam Books, 1986.
Holocaust a word meaning so much, a word that caused millions to die, a word that is unforgettable in history. The Author of Night, Elie Wiesel, first writes the book after a ten-year vow of silence upon him before trying to describe what happened to him and over six million other Jews. The book reencounters his experiences in the holocaust from 1941 to 1945. His autobiography involves an amazing dialect that is supremely important throughout the book. In the same way, his words and description of people are powerful and leave an unforgettable impression on the reader. Therefore, making Night a moving and extraordinary autobiography. His early teenage years and late teenage years is when the time frame of the book takes place. .
The author has a unique fashion to imprint different aspects into the readers mind. This probably is what made his book nationally acclaimed, and a winner of the 1986 Nobel peace prize. At any rate, it is easy for one to engage deeply into the book. With the authors superb descriptions of characters to the terrifying scenes he saw on the death camps it is hard to forget. For instance, he recalls one scene that he would never forget the scene in which little children are being thrown into the furnace. They way he imprints the children being thrown into the furnace is by repeating the word "Never" in paragraphs. (Page 32, line 1-14) More important, in Night is the author's use of quotes. Without quotes the book wouldn't have such a powerful impact on the reader. Every word that the author quotes is powerful, and necessary to explain how things went during his experiences in death camps. With these quotes it puts the reader in his shoes, and the reader can feel the agony and pain more personally. .
In general, the autobiography Night is simple to read. This is primarily because Elie Wiesel describes everything as if it were right in front of one.