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The Literatures From Nobel Prize Winner - Mo Yan BSS060


This powerful novel by Mo Yan—one of contemporary China’s most famous and prolific writers—is both a stirring love story and an unsparing critique of political corruption during the final years of the Qing Dynasty, China’s last imperial epoch. Sandalwood Death is set during the Boxer Rebellion (1898–1901)—an anti-imperialist struggle waged by North China’s farmers and craftsmen in opposition to Western influence. Against a broad historical canvas, the novel centers on the interplay between its female protagonist, Sun Meiniang, and the three paternal figures in her life. One of these men is her biological father, Sun Bing, an opera virtuoso and a leader of the Boxer Rebellion. As the bitter events surrounding the revolt unfold, we watch Sun Bing march toward his cruel fate, the gruesome “sandalwood punishment,” whose purpose, as in crucifixions, is to keep the condemned individual alive in mind-numbing pain as long as possible.Please view more details on each title in English.


Book Titles:
Sandalwood Death 檀香刑
Frog 蛙
Life and Death are Wearing Me Out 生死疲劳
Big Breasts and Wide Hips 丰乳肥臀

By Mo Yan, Paperback, Simplified Chinese Characters, 347-516 Pages/book, 6"x9"
Item: The Literatures From Nobel Prize Winner - Mo Yan
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