The Judges

The Judges

Book - 2002
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Random House, Inc.
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 Judges is a powerful novel that reflects the philosophical, religious, and moral questions that are at the heart of Elie Wiesel’s work.

Baker & Taylor
When their plane en route from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather, five passengers seek refuge at a nearby house where they encounter their enigmatic host, known only as the Judge, who begins to interrogate them, forcing them to confront the reality and meaning of their lives before it is too late. 40,000 first printing.

Blackwell North Amer
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.

Baker
& Taylor

When their plane from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather, five passengers seek refuge at a nearby house where they encounter their enigmatic host, known only as the Judge, who forces them to confront the reality and meaning of their lives.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2002
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9780375409097
0375409092
Branch Call Number: F WIE
Characteristics: 209 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Strachan, Geoffrey

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