...an epic novel of love, brutality and magic realism, which was banned in China. A glut on the garlic market leaves farmers watching the crop rot in the field--until they storm the Communist establishment in an apocalyptic riot. Thus, unfolds three intricately entwined tales of love and consequence.The other is a book of essays, Cang ying men ya: Mo Yan xiao shuo jing duan xi lie, and is found in our foreign language section [CHINESE 895.14 MO].
Mo Yan's latest release in the U.S. is the novel Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out. In an interview after the announcement of his winning the Nobel Prize, Mo Yan recommended starting with this work saying, "I think this book is a relatively perfect and uniform combination between attention to reality and the exploration of creative style." The book is on order and is expected to arrive soon.