His unique style can be sampled in some short pieces below:
In the People’s Liberation Army - by Mo Yan
Bull - by Mo Yan
An English translation (pdf) of his humble and mesmerising Noble Prize winning speech can be accessed (click here).
Chinese writer Mo Yan says that there are many writers who deserve the Nobel Prize ahead of him! He says that literature is useless compared with science !! One finds that his noble mother was a big moral influence on him.
Some good reviews of Mo Yan and his works can be accessed below:
John Updike reviews Mo Yan
John Updike on Mo Yan - an article
Great art behind an iron curtain: Are all Chinese novelists 'state writers' by Guo Xiaolu in THE INDEPENDENT
Mo Yan and the Rise of Male-Oriented Chinese Literature by Mei Fong in The Atlantic
After Fury Over 2010 Peace Prize, China Embraces Nobel Selection in New York Times
A Chinese Laureate's Tale of Free Speech - NY Times
Is Mo Yan courageous, or is he a patsy? By Hector Tobar in Los Angeles Times
Does This Writer Deserve the Prize? by Perry Link
Is Mo Yan a Stooge for the Chinese Government? by Brendan O'Kane
Brendan concludes No! Mo Yan is a serious and courageous writer.
A New Normal for Chinese Literature? by Sheila Melvin
The Diseased Language of Mo Yan Anna Sun in The Kenyon Review
What Mo Yan’s Detractors Get Wrong Charles Laughlin in TheChinaFile.com