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A writer should express criticism and indignation at the dark side of society and the ugliness of human nature, but we should not use one uniform expression.

 
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Mo Yan
Mo Yan
  • Born: February 17, 1955
  • Nationality: Chinese
  • Profession: Novelist

Guan Moye, better known by the pen name Mo Yan (/moʊ jɛn/, Chinese: 莫言; pinyin: Mò Yán), is a Chinese novelist and short story writer. Donald Morrison of U.S. news magazine TIME referred to him as "one of the most famous, oft-banned and widely pirated of all Chinese writers", and Jim Leach called him the Chinese answer to Franz Kafka or Joseph Heller.

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