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The Trial of God: (As It Was Held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod)

(as It Was Held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod)

Author: Elie Wiesel and Marion Wiesel  

Set in a Ukrainian village in the year 1649, this haunting play takes place in the aftermath of a pogrom. Only two Jews, Berish the innkeeper and his daughter Hannah, have survived the brutal Cossack raids.

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Summary

Set in a Ukrainian village in the year 1649, this haunting play takes place in the aftermath of a pogrom. Only two Jews, Berish the innkeeper and his daughter Hannah, have survived the brutal Cossack raids.

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Critic Reviews

“"From the abyss of the death camps he has come as a messenger to mankind-not with a message of hate and revenge, but with one of brotherhood and atonement." -From the Citation for the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize”

"From the abyss of the death camps he has come as a messenger to mankind--not with a message of hate and revenge, but with one of brotherhood and atonement." --From the Citation for the 1986 Nobel Peace Prize "Wiesel uses words to craft literary monuments, works that stand as acts of remembrance and as meditations on the nature of remembrance itself." --San Francisco Chronicle

"Unquestionably, Wiesel is one of the most admirable, indeed indispensable, human beings now writing." --Washington Post

"Not since Albert Camus has there been such an eloquent spokesman for man." --The New York Review of Books

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About the Author

Elie Wiesel is a Nobel Prize laureate. He is the author of "Night, Twilight, "and "Sages and Dreamers, "among many essays and novels.

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Product Details

Publisher
Schocken Books Inc | Schocken Books
Published
30th November 1995
Edition
New edition
Pages
208
ISBN
9780805210538
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