ELIE WIESEL was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. The author of more than fifty internationally acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction, he was Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities and University Professor at Boston University for forty years. Wiesel died in 2016.
"One of the rare books: a spiritual adventure so profound that it
demands to be judged in terms of world literature."
--The Washington Post
"Very remarkable, indeed, outstanding."
--The New York Times Book Review
"Perhaps the first major novel to bring to bear on the destiny of the Jew all the resources of modern European literary experience combined with the storytelling techniques of the Hasidic masters."
--The Washington Post Book World