Mo Yan
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Mo Yan

Mo Yan is the pen name of the Chinese novelist Guan Moye, who is one of the most celebrated writers in the Chinese language. His best-known novels in the West include Red Sorghum, which was made into an award-winning film; The Garlic Ballads, Shifu: You'll Do Anything for a Laugh; and Big Breasts and Wide Hips. He was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first resident of mainland China to win the award.

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    • Red Sorghum

    • A Novel of China
    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (translator)
    • Narrated by: George Backman
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 47

    Spanning three generations, this novel of family and myth is told through a series of flashbacks that depict events of staggering horror set against a landscape of gemlike beauty....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best narrator I've ever heard!

    • By Tyler on 12-12-16

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Life and Death are Wearing Me Out

    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (translator)
    • Narrated by: Feodor Chin
    • Length: 24 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 63
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 65

    Today’s most revered, feared, and controversial Chinese novelist offers a tour de force in which the real, the absurd, the comical, and the tragic are blended into a fascinating narrative....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Five Flowerings in the era of Communist China

    • By Casey Crede on 06-25-15

    Regular price: $33.49

    • Garlic Ballads

    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (translator)
    • Narrated by: Robert Woo
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The farmers of Paradise County have been leading a hardscrabble life unchanged for generations. The Communist government has encouraged them to plant garlic, but selling the crop is not as simple as they believed....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Republic of Wine

    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt
    • Narrated by: Louis Changchien
    • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In this hypnotic epic novel, Mo Yan, the most critically acclaimed Chinese writer of this generation, takes us on a journey to a conjured province of contemporary China known as the Republic of Wine....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • darkly modernistic

    • By Oscar on 03-23-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Shifu, You'll Do Anything for a Laugh

    • A Novel
    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt
    • Narrated by: James Chen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Mo Yan, China’s most critically acclaimed author, has changed the face of his country’s contemporary literature....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Big Breasts and Wide Hips

    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt
    • Narrated by: Freda Foh Shen, Ryan Yu
    • Length: 22 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    In his latest novel, Mo Yan—arguably China’s most important contemporary literary voice—recreates the historical sweep and earthy exuberance of his much acclaimed novel Red Sorghum....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best young narrator

    • By Cynthia Dwyer on 12-26-17

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Frösche

    • By: Mo Yan
    • Narrated by: Gert Heidenreich
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
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    In seinem großen neuen Roman zeigt sich der Literaturnobelpreisträger Mo Yan auf der Höhe seiner Kunst...

    Regular price: $16.07

    • Frog

    • By: Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt - translator
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 11 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Frog is a richly complex new novel about China's one-child policy by Mo Yan, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2012....

    Regular price: $26.24

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