Night by Elie Wiesel

109 pages first pub 1958 (editions)

nonfiction classics history memoir dark emotional sad medium-paced


Born into a Jewish ghetto in Hungary, as a child, Elie Wiesel was sent to the Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald. This is his account of that atrocity: the ever-increasing horrors he endured, the loss of his family and his strugg...

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sad 87%
dark 84%
emotional 80%
reflective 43%
tense 40%
challenging 39%
informative 37%
inspiring 10%
hopeful 3%
adventurous 1%


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medium 44%
slow 6%

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