Book Review: The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan, Howard Goldblatt (Translator)

The Garlic Ballads by Mo Yan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Brutal, unyielding, and flummoxing in its violent telling, The Garlic Ballads may have been more aptly titled, The Garlic Laments. This book is shocking and nearly absurd in its rampaging cruelty. I spent most of my time reading it with my eyes bulging […]