Judges

Judges

A Novel

Book - 2002
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From Elie Wiesel, a gripping novel of guilt, innocence, and the perilousness of judging both. A plane en route from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather. A nearby house provides refuge for five of its passengers: Claudia, who has left her husband and found new love; Razziel, a religious teacher who was once a political prisoner; Yoav, a terminally ill Israeli commando; George, an archivist who is hiding a Holocaust secret that could bring down a certain politician; and Bruce, a would-be priest turned philanderer. Their host--an enigmatic and disquieting man who calls himself simply the Judge--begins to interrogate them, forcing them to face the truth and meaning of their lives. Soon he announces that one of them--the least worthy--will die. The Judgesis a powerful novel that reflects the philosophical, religious, and moral questions that are at the heart of Elie Wiesel's work. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Alfred A Knopf : 2002
ISBN: 9780375409097
0375409092
Branch Call Number: FIC Wies
Characteristics: 209p

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