Book Review: Pow! by Mo Yan

BY PHOEBE WALKER          Pow!, translated into English for the first time since its original publication in 2003, is a novel of absurd excesses in both language and plot. The narrative loosely (and I mean loosely: Nobel laureate Yan’s brand of magical social realism is one that not all readers will be at home with)Continue reading “Book Review: Pow! by Mo Yan”