Anyone read Wuxia novels?

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Anyone read Wuxia novels?

Postby Jhereg » Fri Sep 05, 2014 6:06 pm

For those who don't know it's a type of Chinese fantasy novels, think Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

This is an example 10/18 books translated I think(on cell at work so not exact)
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Re: Anyone read Wuxia novels?

Postby Jhereg » Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:16 pm

No? :( <insert Sad panda gif!>

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Re: Anyone read Wuxia novels?

Postby oneyedranger » Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:18 pm

jhereg I am interested I think I have read darned near everything and I need new material. I have lots of days left in my hammock and am looking

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Re: Anyone read Wuxia novels?

Postby Jhereg » Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:28 pm

Try that one. It's a fairly sparse style compared to what a lot of western fantasy is like where they overload paragraphs with descriptions of how a street is tiled. That gives it a fairly fast paced feel. The author's prolific but most of his stuff isn't translated.

Older more famous authors have had their stuff translated entirely.