Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain (Hong Kong Drama); 雪山飛狐; Xue Shan Fei Hu ; Flying Fox of the Snowy Mountain; Raised by his father’s. Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain has ratings and 23 reviews. Jim said: Louis Cha/Jin Yong is perhaps the most popular author among the Chinese althou.

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Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain

The saber’s story dates back over a century ago to the feuds of the four bodyguards under the warlord Li Zichengwho led a rebellion that overthrew the Ming dynasty. The setting of these books in past Chinese dynasties this and The Book and the Sword are set in the Qing dynasty is also fascinating, in my opinion, for Western readers and Chinese alike.

May 28, Sushu rated it really liked it Shelves: Hu Fei has an opportunity to attack Miao Renfeng and knock him off the cliff, but he hesitates because Miao might become his future father-in-law. At it’s core it’s a good story, but the translation leaves a lot to be desired. The translation is OK, though some raters on goodreads and amazon complain about it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Anyway, this particular book is basically a mystery novel with a fair amount of fighting thrown in the mix.

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I know, that sounds tedious, but Cha had real imaginative flair and could write fight scenes that were thrilling, funny, and imaginative like Alexandre Dumas. Be the first to ask a question about Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain. Dalai rated it it was ok Feb 28, Goodreads mountaij you keep track of books you want to read. Thor Olavsrud rated it liked it Aug 22, I am, however, thankful that this book finally made it into English.

It’s a real shame that all of Cha’s books haven’t been translated. The translator just followed this convention, but failed to make a note, except for the weapons diagram. The reason for them doing so is deliberately kept from the reader at this point of time.

I may have to learn how to read Chinese just to be able to read them. In doing so, they gradually reveal each other’s personal secrets. The Young Flying Fox. In that relatively short if, he managed to write 15 works as newspaper serials like Alexandre Dumas or Dickensmany of which were incredibly long, often over 1, pages.

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Otherwise – you may get a good story, but that’s all you’re getting. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Cover of the edition of the novel. Soul Sun rated it really liked it May 31, They were waylaid yet by the Peking Overland Convoy. A monk arrived on the scene and the invited the parties to the eyrie on the summit.


Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain. To a Western audience largely unfamiliar with wuxia novels, Jin Yong’s work is probably best described as being mountaain to Ang Lee’s film “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.

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Lists with This Book. They start telling stories concerning the origin of a precious saber in the chest and their mysterious foe Hu Fei.

Want to Read saving…. The lord of the eyrie happened to be away summoning help to fight Fox Volant of the Snowy Vplant, who was scheduled to arrive on the summit at noon.

The conflict reaches a climax when Miao Renfeng challenges Hu Fei to a duel thinking mistakenly that Hu has intentionally molested his daughter, Miao Ruolan.

Haixxtt6 rated it really liked it Oct 17, This is also the book famous for not having a resolution. Retrieved from ” https: