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Night

by Elie Wiesel

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Night by Elie Wiesel
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    Jan 2006, 144 pages

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    Jan 2006, 144 pages

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Night_Hater

Terrible Book
I think this book is too complicated to understand. Teachers should not be teaching this book to students because its a hard read and the book is very terrible.
Thomas Chambeyron

Where is the emotion?
This book is the blandest retelling of the Holocaust I have ever read. There is no attempt made to ground any of the characters or give them emotive personalities. I am left astounded by how praised it is as the book reads like Elie forgot his own story and is drawing from the scraps of a fragmented memory. Whenever something supposed to be dramatic or heartfelt happens I am left dumbfounded due to the lack of connection to the characters or their story as I've seen it all before in better renditions of the Holocaust. This book is undoubtedly overrated. The style of writing is slow and dull, with almost every line ending in a full stop needlessly. The dialogue feels forced and robotic along with the dragged out scenes where nothing really happens. To end this review how did Elie manage to write himself as the most uninteresting protagonist in all of literature?! Please explain!

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