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5.99 Hostage

From Elie Wiesel, Nobel laureate and author of Night, a charged, deeply moving novel about the legacy of the Holocaust in today’s troubled world and the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

            It’s 1975, and Shaltiel Feigenberg—professional storyteller, writer and beloved husband—has been taken hostage: abducted from his home in Brooklyn, blindfolded and tied to a chair in a dark basement. His captors, an Arab and an Italian, don’t explain… (more)

Editorial reviews (3 reviews)

This powerful novel relates terrorism to the horrific acts of the Holocaust. While not for the faint of heart, Hostage is an engaging read.

“Hostage” falls just short of psychological thriller or political novel. Ultimately, though, Wiesel’s story is a paean to the strength of memory and the words that express it. In the end, “Hostage” is its own renewed prayer, promise, and vow.

Kirkus Reviews : Hostage (June 15, 2012)

Nobel Peace Prize winner Wiesel continues to remind us of the brilliant possibilities of the philosophical and political novel.

Book Details  

Publisher: Knopf (August 21, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 224 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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