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Moye Guan

Chinese: 【(山东高密)】管谟业
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Birthplace: Gaomi, Weifang, Shandong, China
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Son of 管貽范 and Mrs. Guan
Husband of <private> 杜
Father of <private> 管
Brother of <private> 管 and <private> 管

Occupation: Chinese novelist and short story writer
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    • <private> 杜
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    • <private> 管
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    • <private> 管
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About Mo Yan 莫言, Nobel Prize in Literature, 2012

Guan Moye, better known by the pen name Mo Yan 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.

He is best known to Western readers for his 1987 novel Red Sorghum Clan, of which the Red Sorghum and Sorghum Wine volumes were later adapted for the film Red Sorghum. In 2012, Mo was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his work as a writer "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary".

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1955
March 5, 1955
Weifang, Shandong, China