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Mo Yan

Mo Yan author – Mark Leenhouts author

Mo Yan

Mo Yan

Mo Yan

Mo Yan author – Mark Leenhouts author


Mo Yan (born in 1955) is one of the leading Chinese writers of our time. The film adaptation of Red Sorghum won him international fame. He has a unique ability to connect Chinese popular tradition with Western infl uences and has been compared to Flaubert, Kafka, and Márquez. According to himself, his true muses are the hunger and loneliness of his childhood years. Ever wondered where to look for China’s Márquez or Rushdie? Well, the name is Mo Yan.