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"In Change, China's foremost novelist Mo Yan personalizes the social and political changes in his country over the past few decades in a novella disguised as autobiography (or vice versa). Unlike most historical narratives from China, which are pegged to political events, Change is a representative of 'people's history', a bottom-up rather than top-down view of a country in flux. By moving back and forth in time and focusing on small events and everyday people, the author breathes life into history by describing the effects of larger-than-life events on the average citizen."--Publisher's statement, p. [4] of cover.
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2012
ISBN: 9780857421609
Branch Call Number: F MO
Characteristics: 117 p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Goldblatt, Howard 1939-
Mo, Yan 1955- Bian


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Apr 06, 2013

An enjoyable read, a pity the book isn't longer.

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