Elie Wiesel | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Pierre L. Horn

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Elie Wiesel.
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Critical Review by Pierre L. Horn

SOURCE: Horn, Pierre L. Review of Tous les fleuves vont á la mer, by Elie Wiesel. World Literature Today 69, no. 3 (summer 1995): 553.

In the following review, Horn offers a laudatory assessment of All Rivers Run to the Sea.

Taking the title of his autobiography [All Rivers Run to the Sea] from Ecclesiastes, Elie Wiesel presents the important people and events of his life, beginning with his childhood and culminating in his 1969 marriage in Jerusalem under the watchful eye of his parents and little sister, all exterminated during the Holocaust. Born in the Carpathian town of Sighet, Wiesel through stories and remembrances tells of a family full of piety and moral courage, of modesty and selfless devotion to Judaism. From his mother and grandmother he learned goodness and love, from his grandfather the Jewish legends he would later use in fiction and essays...

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