From a real-life female gunrunner comes this international bestseller and unforgettable literary debut.
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Staal debuts with an autobiographical novel, the author Staal following a fictional Eva Maria Staal, a young woman “lured away” from her job with a company manufacturing night-vision goggles by Jimmy Liu, a Canadian-Chinese arms dealer.Sep 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Try the Morgue: A Novel
As Eva Maria Staal’s debut novel, “Try the Morgue,” opens, Maria, her 25-year-old protagonist, has been lured by the promise of a “better salary and more ‘intelligent’ work” into taking a position as assistant to Jimmy Liu, an international arms dealer.Nov 02 2012 | Read Full Review of Try the Morgue: A Novel
The 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to Chinese author Mo Yan, "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary," according to the citation read by Peter Englund, permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy.Oct 11 2012 | Read Full Review of Try the Morgue: A Novel
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