2012 Literature Nobel for Mo Yan of China

clip_image002Chinese author Mo Yan won Nobel Prize for literature. His real name is Guan Moye. The Swedish Academy recognized the writer as a one "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary".

Some of his notable works:

  • Red Sorghum
  • The Republic of Wine
  • Life and Death are Wearing Me Out

In 2011, the prize was given to Swedish poet Tomas Transtroemer.

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    v….gud….:sir