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Life and Death are Wearing Me Out A Novel by Mo Yan

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Published by Arcade Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages552
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12095938M
ISBN 101559708530
ISBN 109781559708531

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Life and Death are Wearing Me Out is a novel by Chinese writer Mo Yan, first published in Chinese and translated into English by Howard Goldblatt. The narrative spans the history of China from to through the eyes of a man reincarnated as various animals: a donkey, an ox, a pig, a dog, a monkey, and finally a human child. Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out的书评 (全部 条) 热门 / 最新 / 好友 馬世芳 作家出版社版. Written by today’s most revered, controversial, and feared Chinese novelist Mo Yan’s Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out is a remarkable story. The absurd, real, comical, and tragic are combined into a fantastic read. The hero—or antihero—is Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his kindness to his ed on: J   Mo Yan’s powerful new novel, “Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out,” contains many such vivid set pieces. His canvas covers almost the entire span of his country’s revolutionary experience — from until , in the so-called “reform era” of post-Deng Xiaoping China. At one level, therefore, “Life and Death” is a kind of documentary.

  A great novel that has reconstructed the grand narrative art, Life and Death Are Wearing Me Out is written by Mo Yan with his spewing like momentum in In the novel, a landowner who is killed unjustly and reincarnated, in the six reincarnations, as a donkey,an ox,a pig, a dog,a monkey, and finally born again as a big-headed baby who is with a congenital incurable disease.   KIRKUS REVIEW. Epic black comedy from the inventive Chinese author (Big Breasts and Wide Hips, , etc.) frequently mentioned as a leading Nobel Prize contender. This novel is every bit as rambunctious and bizarre as the summary will suggest. The story begins in Hell, whose placid sadistic calm is disturbed by the bitter complaints of Ximen Nao. Life and Death are Wearing Me Out opens in hell on January 1, , nearly two years after Mao Zedong's Land Reform Movement overturned the traditional order of rural China. For those two years, Lord Yama, king of the underworld, has submitted Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his uncommon kindness to all who worked his land, to every possible torture to make him admit the charges that led 2/5(4). Life and Death are Wearing Me Out opens in hell on January 1, , nearly two years after Mao Zedong's Land Reform Movement overturned the traditional order of rural China. For those two years, Lord Yama, king of the underworld, has submitted Ximen Nao, a landowner known for his uncommon kindness to all who worked his land, to every possible torture to make him admit the charges that led 3/5(2).