Night.

"The look in his eyes, as they stared into mine, has never left me": First Edition of Elie Wiesel’s Night; Inscribed by Him

Night.

WIESEL, Elie

London : MacGibbon & Kee 1960

$3,250.00

Item Number:RRB-105777

First British edition of Nobel laureate Wiesel’s masterpiece. Octavo, original cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “For L.S. Owens Best wishes, Elie Wiesel.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear. Jacket design by Cowan. Foreword by Francois Mauriac. Translated from the French by Stella Rodway. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box.

"If only I could get rid of this dead weight. Immediately I felt ashamed of myself, ashamed forever" wrote Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel in reference to his dying father. Night relays Wiesel's experience as a prisoner in the concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944-1945. Wiesel witnessed the inversion of convention and destruction of values. He writes, "here there are no fathers, no brothers, no friends, everyone lives and dies for himself alone." "To the best of my knowledge no one has left behind him so moving a record" (Alfred Kazin).

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