"When myth incarnates in the waking world...”

Yan Lianke

Picture of Yan Lianke's book

In the Brutality of the Chinese Countryside, ‘Mythorealism’ Reigns

"The first Chinese recipient of the Franz Kafka Prize and a frequent target of government censorship, the novelist Yan Lianke creates imaginary wounds in real blood."

Read the rest of the New York Times' review here.


The Years, Months, Days: Two Novellas

Author's Page

An Interview with Yan Lianke