Marrow



Marrow Slowly Unfolds As A Tale Of Grotesque Cannibalism In A Small Village In The Balou Mountains Of China S Henan Province In The Story, A Mother Takes Extreme Measures To Provide Her Four Mentally Disabled Children With A Normal Life She Feeds Them A Medicinal Soup Made From The Bones Of Her Dead Husband When She Finds Out That Bones The Closer From Kin The Better Can Cure Their Illness When She Runs Out Of Her Husband S Bones, She Resorts To A Measure That Only A Mother Can Take.Marrow

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 92 pages
  • Marrow
  • Yan Lianke
  • English
  • 14 April 2018

10 thoughts on “Marrow

  1. says:

    Only about 100 pages long, this book can be completed in one sitting by most people The writing style is simple and straightforward, with few words spent on describing landscape or people However, from the few succinct words, the reader can imagine life for the characters in this novella Fourth Wife You is the protagonist, and she has 4 mentally challenged children to look after Her husband is dead, but he s very much present in the novel I like books that have an unforeseen ending, and t Only about 100 pages long, this book can be completed in one sitting by most people The writing style is simple and straightforward, with few words spent...

  2. says:

    It is a short book so it is going to be a short review In a way, Marrow is nothing like anything I have ever read before and I ve read a lot It unfolds as a rather bizarre tale which consists of mental illnesses, Chinese curses, dead people being dug up from their graves and walking around or, alternatively, chopping the living with a butcher s cleaver, social superstitions, degrading names that spare neither neighbours nor relatives and somehow morally justified cannibalism I do realise it It is a short book so it is going to be a short review In a way, Marrow is nothing like anything I have ever read before and I ve read a lot It unfolds as a rather bizarre tale which consists of mental illnesses, Chinese curses, dead peopl...

  3. says:

    A grotesque, surreal, compulsively readable novella about the degree to which a Chinese mother goes to marry off and otherwise look after her four grown, mentally disabled children It features a hen pecked ghost of a husband who had committed suicide two decades earlier, over whom she continues...

  4. says:

    Wow, I m speechless.First, I m so angry at Stone You for his idiotic decision Even though he was there the entire time, it s not enough.Second, I m so angry at the Third Son In law He was selfish and greedy.Third, even till the end, Fourth Wife You still worried about her kids and soon to be grand kids She sacrificed enough for them From the get go, I pitied Fourth Wife You It s like she couldn t take a break Everything she did was for her kids.The translation was a bit off but, do not fea Wow, I m speechless.First, I m so angry at Stone You for his idiotic decision Even though he was there the entire time, it s not enough.Second, I m so angry at the Third Son In law He was selfish and greedy.Third, even till the end, Fourth Wife You still worried about her kids and soon to be grand kids She sacrificed enough for them From the get go, I pitied Fourth Wife You It s like ...

  5. says:

    Superstitious, weird and creepy as hell This is a story of cannibalism and an endless love and sacrifice of a mother I kinda like it.

  6. says:

    A mother s love knows no bounds..horrifying yet intriguing..

  7. says:

    En Chine, une veuve l ve ses quatre enfants simples d esprit De la truculence et de la po sie dans ce conte.

  8. says:

    It s a bizarre novella about life, death and family set in rural China.

  9. says:

    An excerpt from the back cover synopsis perfectly summarises the book A chilling and relentless tale of family responsibility and a mother s sacrifice.This is a short story that s just right for a quick read fix.

  10. says:

    engaging plot plus loved the writing style.

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