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Author: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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[In this novel by the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Literature], "a benign old monk listens to a prospective novice's tale of depravity, violence and carnivorous excess while a nice little family drama--in which nearly everyone dies--unfurls ... As his dual narratives merge and feather into one another, each informing and illuminating the other, Mo Yan probes the character and lifestyle of modern China."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Humorous fiction
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Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yan Mo; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 9780857420763 0857420763
OCLC Number: 788273162
Notes: Translated from the Chinese.
Description: 386 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Si shi yi pao.
Responsibility: Mo Yan ; translated by Howard Goldblatt.
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Taking you on a bizarre romp through the Chinese countryside, the author treats you to a cornucopia of cooked animal flesh - ostrich, camel, donkey, and dog, as well as the more common varieties. As  Read more...

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"If China has a Kafka, it may be Mo Yan. Like Kafka, Yan has the ability to examine his society through a variety of lenses, creating fanciful, Metamorphosis-like transformations or evoking the Read more...

 
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