Red Sorghum: A Novel of China
Red Sorghum is a novel of family, myth, and memory, set during the fratricidal barbarity of the 1930s, when the Chinese battled both Japanese invaders and each other. [It is] narrated by a young man at the end of the cultural revolution who tells the stories of his father, Douguan; his granddad, the most ruthless and infamous bandit and guerrilla commander in the region; and his grandma who fell in love with the commander when he raped her in the sorghum fields, only three days after her arranged marriage.
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Red sorghum: a novel of ChinaUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Though this is the first of Mo Yan's novels to be translated into English, many Americans know his work from the film Red Sorghum , winner of the Silver Bear at the 1988 Berlin Film Festival. The four ... Read full review
Review: Red SorghumUser Review - Tien (aka Kazza) - Goodreads
What an impressive and engaging read! It was pretty hard putting the book down although I really had to, to take a break from the brutality. It was a bit much for my sheltered & innocent upbringing ... Read full review