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last of the just. by AndrГ© Schwarz-Bart

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


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Pagination409 p. ;
Number of Pages409
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Open LibraryOL18822717M

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The Last of the Just is a post-war novel by André Schwarz-Bart originally published in French (as Le Dernier des justes) in It was published in an English translation by Stephen Becker in It was Schwarz-Bart's first book and won the Prix Goncourt, France's highest literary prize. The author was the son of a Polish Jewish family murdered by the Nazis and he based the story on a Authority control: BNF: cbs (data), GND: .   ANDRÉ SCHWARZ-BART () won the Goncourt Prize for The Last of the Just, a New York Times bestseller upon first publication, now in its sixth printing with Overlook. He was born in France. His parents were arrested in a Nazi roundup, and he served with the French : The Overlook Press. The Last of the Just is a story that will stay with the reader for years, coming back to mind anytime there is an injustice in the world, a religious intolerance or a question of the hereafter. Ernie Levy's story is one of the most powerful in literature, and is the first book written by concentration camp survivor, Andre Schwarz-Bart, whose. The heart of the book is centered on the ""last of the just"", an ""Inconsolable"", Ernie, who as a small boy is already a somewhat sorry figure, slight, sensitive, and seemingly unfit for the ordeal of ridicule, calumny and brutality he will ultimately experience.

This book is a masterpiece on so many levels: the beauty of the language, the finesse of guiding the last of the Just to his destiny and the unspeakable evil looming like a dark cloud. This is a book that demonstrates the power of written word and makes it impossible to not be moved by it/5(65). Although the bulk of The Last of the Just deals with Ernie Levy, it begins with a brief episodic history of his family from to , for tradition held that God had granted the Levy family. The Last of the Just Summary. Ernie Levy is the last of the family of Levy to be a Lamed-Vovnik, a Just Man. His story takes place during the years leading up to and during World War II, but the book's story begins in the year , with a slaughter of Jewish men, women and children in York, England. Release Date: Ma American Dirt (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel. Jeanine Cummins. out of 5 stars Release Date: Janu Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite. Peter Schweizer. out of 5 stars Release Date: Janu A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America.

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