|Dawn (1960) [Novel]|
by Elie Wiesel
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Series: Night trilogy (Elie Wiesel)
Two men wait through the night in British-controlled Palestine for dawn—and for death. One is a captured English officer. The other is Elisha, a young Israeli freedom fighter whose assignment is to kill the officer in reprisal for Britain's execution of a Jewish prisoner. Elisha's past is the nightmare memory of Nazi death camps. He is the only surviving member of his family. His future is a cherished dream of life in the promised homeland. But at daybreak his present will become the tortured reality of a principled man ordered to commit cold-blooded murder.
Original title: L'aube
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ World War II→ Holocaust