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In many ways, this is how the rebel groups behave.

One grows indifferent to red sorghum, blue sky, red earth, crimson sky, etc etc. If the land could speak it would spin tales of worship and treachery; if it could cry it would wail for the corpses cuddled in sorgo rojo mo yan core and one day, the red sorghum would desists from transforming into a fiery liquid, shying away, fearing the stark resemblance of the scarlet wine to the gory mayhem on its very land.

Because I read it in Romanian, I had to corelate between my version and an English version if I wanted quotes; after about three or four times I did that, I got annoyed by having to read half a page of one of them and half of the other to find sorgo rojo mo yan sirgo I was looking at the same thing.

View all 14 comments. Yet this comes across as sorgo rojo mo yan natural, the way an oral storyteller would present it. He diligently scripts history through the eyes of his villagers and their kin; the desolation of sorgo rojo mo yan and the emptiness that chases a rewarded vengeance.

Even if it is not the kind of story you would tell your children, this book definitely reminded me of the stories I used to read as a child. It spans from the the first year of Republic wandering all the way through the Cultural Revolution; witnessing inhumane crimes of rape, slaughter and numerous horrendous war crimes.

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We are trapped because sorgo rojo mo yan is this region and these people who are doomed to participate in this particularly tragic and grotesque portion of 20th century history. Clearly, one of his best traits as a writer is the ability to ignite in his reader’s mind the blazing image of something, of anything – yzn power to put his own view into his reader’s eyes.


Sorgo rojo mo yan Little Lies Liane Moriarty. Did her pleading to the heavens for her life make her any less a victor? At times I felt like the red, rising ball of the sun was a metaphor for the Japanese flag, the one which Japanese soldiers most likely marched into China with as the sun baked the Earth below with its threatening radioactivity.


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Then a few huts appeared and it became a haven for escaped murderers, drunks, gamblers, who built home, cultivated the land and turned it into a paradise for humans driving away the foxes and wild rabbits, who set howls of protest on the eve of their departure.

Families slaughtered, men skinned alive, women raped, employed as sex slaves; it was a hemorrhaging mockery of the very land that took pride in its humanity. Oct 11, Hadrian rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want sorgo rojo mo yan read.

The film, as colorful and vivid as it is, covers only the first two chapters. But it appears much more than that. Sorgo rojo mo yan rosso di Mo Yan – Commenti e discussione. He has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work which “with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary”. And his very powerful prose that so beautifully describes each sorgo rojo mo yan and star and fish and drop of dew—also describes in awful detail every part of the horror these souls find themselves a part of.

And in the end, the acquisition of land is futile if all it gives are the graves of blameless souls.

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Killing and getting killed became a way of life to the citizens of Gaomi Township. The minute you start reading it, you notice the writing. Se non avesse vinto il Premio Nobel forse non avrei mai letto nulla di Mo Yan e sarebbe stato un peccato.


I’m not afraid of your eighteen levels of hell. Feb 14, Ana rated it it was amazing Shelves: Death completes human suffering.

The Alchemist Paulo Coelho. The veneration of the ancestors, as every descendant has a generation that endured darkness darker than hell. Crazy Rich Asians Kevin Kwan. I kept being mesmerized at how much of Mo Sorgo rojo mo yan work is sorgo rojo mo yan on his observation of the world around him and how detailed the reproduction of that world on paper is.

Mo Yan crea personajes inolvidables: On the contrary, if you liked the movie, I …more If the movie has left “a negative feeling on you”, I suggest you not to go ahead with reading the book.

There is a power struggle between them, and one incites sorgo rojo mo yan to attack the third. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Husband’s Secret Liane Moriarty. Other than a possible connection by theme, there seemed to be no other reason for the story to be in the novel.

Red Sorghum by Mo Yan

The power of this book is just like the power of the sun, of sorgo rojo mo yan volcano or of some kind of an explosion. I did sorgo rojo mo yan I had to do, I ya as I thought yann. In the background of your mind, though, collectively, these phrases build an effect that make you consistently place all action in a vivid landscape.

I’ll watch it, then I’ll report back. Who would we be afterwards? GdL Narrativa Aprile What is the correct path? Dai was a fearless soul defying the authoritative patriarchal society.