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The garlic ballads : a novel

Author: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: New York : Arcade Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Weaves ballads of a street singer with the stories of three farmers who are imprisoned for rioting during a glut in the garlic market, recounting the past and present experiences of the farmers that include the motivations of love and greed.
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
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Named Person: Yan Mo; Yan Mo; Yan Mo
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 9781611457070 1611457076
OCLC Number: 813988009
Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature, 2012
Description: 290 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Tian tang suan tai zhi ge.
Responsibility: Mo Yan ; translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt.

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Mo Yan gives you a sharp and sentimental view of peasant life, while demonstrating at full throttle the nastiness, brutality, and brevity of it all. A work of considerable political power and lyrical Read more...

 
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