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Book Review of Night and Dawn "Never shall I forget that night, the very first night in the camp, which has turned my life into one long night, seven times cursed and seven times sealed. Never will I forget that smoke. Never will I forget that the little wreaths of smoke beneath a silent blue sky. Never shall I forget those flames which consumed my faith forever. Never will I forget that nocturnal silence which deprived me, for all eternity, of the desire to call home. Never shall I forget those moments which murdered my God and my soul and turned my dreams to dust. Never will I forget these things, even if I am condemned to live as long as God Himself. Never." (9) All these are the words of the acclaimed writer Elie Wiesel. By this simple passage, the reader enters the author's mind and begins their quest to get an awareness of the holocaust; its horrors, secrets, and impacts. Wiesel presents those truths via his own anguish which he has metamorphosed into an art. Though classified as a publication, the show, is a poetic testimony of Wiesel's own personal experiences throughout the right time of the Holocaust. For these reasons, Night is often viewed as a memoir despite the fact that Wiesel is not the protagonist of either books. Yet, a novel will often concern itself by developing a persuasive literary narrative: it will make certain to clarify the causes and consequences of every thing that occurs within its fictional world, tying up loose ends and also fleshing out each of its characters. Night, however, is concerned exclusively with Wiesel's personal experience. Whatever events lie away from the narrator's direct monitoring evaporate from the perspective of this memoir. Dawn, though a contiuation of Nighttime, acts more as a comment to it, rather than a mem...