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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I always love how Louis Cha portrays life in extreme weather and conditions! This is also the book famous for not having a resolution.

Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain

The two things that I love in this book are the characters especially Miao Renfeng and the end of mountaih book. His 15 works written between and earned him a reputation as one of the finest wuxia writers ever. The reason for them doing so is deliberately kept from the reader at this point of time. First of all, one should take into account that the translator grew up in Hong Kong, so she likely grew up bilingual with the result that her English, though definitely native, does not always sound native to someone who mouuntain up in an English-speaking country.

Miao Renfeng, Hu Yidao and his wife developed an volanf friendship and grew to admire each other, but Hu and Miao must fight unwilling duels to avenge their parents’ deaths.

Mario rated it it was amazing Oct 26, May 28, Sushu rated it really liked it Shelves: Still, I was somewhat disappointed at the weak characterization and the cliffhanger ending I believe Cha published two other novels in the Fox Volant saga, neither of which is available in English. The chapters are labelled in numerical order, instead of Jin Yong’s typical style of using a short phrase or duilian as a chapter’s heading. To ask other readers questions about Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountainplease sign up.

Lagi membaca ini buku versi saduran OKT tapi sayang langsung nomer 4 alias gak dari satu Soul Sun rated it ov liked it May 31, Some translations in the book were a little strange. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


Bear in mind, however, that reading Jin Yong without understanding Confucianism, Buddhism or Taoism is like reading C. Cover of the edition of the novel. It sort of just ends. Jun 28, Jim Peterson rated it it was amazing Shelves: The story ends with a fight between Fox, the hero of the story, and his sworn enemy, but the result of the fight is untold, mmountain to the imagination and creative power of individual readers.

In her introduction, the volatn notes that Louis Cha has a pseudo-classical style of mixing in some classical terms while keeping it legible for the mass market. Leo Tsui rated it liked it Jan 20, At it’s core it’s a good story, but the translation leaves a lot to be desired.

This is als I really like the structure of this book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. They were waylaid yet by the Peking Overland Convoy.

Books by Jin Yong.

Jin Yong ‘s wuxia stories. Views Read Edit View history. After carving out a heroic image of the Flying Fox, his actual appearance seems flat.

All three parties had designs on the metal casket, supposedly housing a poniard, which was an or the Martial Brotherhood. It’s a real shame that all of Cha’s books haven’t been translated. 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.

He has many fans abroad as well, owing to the numerous adaptations of his works into films, television series, comics and video games. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

My guess is that roughly 60 percent of the novel consists of elaborate fight scenes My only previous exposure to Louis Cha a. The excitement, intrigue and action in these incidents are well dramatized, with one event firmly intertwining with others in vooant past, developing into a vendetta involving the offspring of several families.


It’s predominantly a martial arts novel set in Manchuria in late 18th century.

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I may have to learn how to read Chinese just to be able to read them. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Chinese-language text Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text Articles containing simplified Chinese-language text.

All three parties had designs on the metal casket, supposedly housing a poniard, which was an heirloomof the Martial B The story took place in Snowy Mountain in the coldest part of Manchuria, one Winter’s morning in Cha’s fiction, which is of the wuxia “martial arts and chivalry” genre, has a widespread following in Chinese-speaking areas, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, and the United States.

Sep 12, Ciara Jones rated it it was amazing. Hu Fei makes an appearance midway in the story. The novel ends on a deliberate cliffhanger and leaves the conclusion to the reader’s imagination. I would venture to guess that more English speakers know what chi is than pneuma. Many kung fu texts simply translate dao as knife and jian as sword regardless of lenth, but make note of the differences in language.

Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain – Wikipedia

Be the first to ask a question about Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain. Published May 1st by Chinese University Press first published The various scheming martial artists are eventually punished by their greed. While the story takes place mountaih a single day, the stories told by the characters span more than a century.

Awalnya seperti kisah sederhana balas dendam, lalu jadi perebutan harta karun, lalu dikupas lagi satu per satu kulitnya. Walter rated it really liked it Snoowy 18,