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

He has many fans abroad as well, owing to the numerous adaptations of his works into films, television series, comics and video games.

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. 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 The following labels could also apply, but all would also fall short of capturing the genre: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain is unique in structure among Jin Yong’s novels because it employs a frame narrative as well as kountain literary devices of unreliable narrators and storytelling flashbacks. While waiting, each one in the parties began recounting incidents which took place some twenty years before. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Walter rated it really liked it Nov 18, They start telling stories concerning the origin of a precious saber in the chest and their mysterious foe Ths Fei.

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This book is not vklant featured on Listopia. The story took place in Snowy Mountain in the coldest part of Manchuria, one Winter’s morning in He is currently the best-selling Chinese author alive; over million copies of his works have been sold worldwide not including unknown number of bootleg copies. 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 grew up in an English-speaking country.


Lists with This Book. Lalu kait berkait lagi di masa kini. The four guards’ family names were Hu, Miao, Tian and Fan. The translator just followed this convention, but failed to make a note, except for the weapons diagram.

The various scheming martial artists are eventually punished by their greed. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Folant Fox of Snowy Mountain novels Novels by Jin Yong Novels first published in serial form Works originally published in Hong Kong newspapers Novels set og the Qing dynasty Novels set in the 18th century Chinese novels adapted into television series. The novel has a prequel, The Young Flying Foxwhich was released in Published May 1st by Chinese University Press first published This is also the book famous for not having a resolution.

Hu Fei makes an appearance midway in the story. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain by Jin Yong

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Soul Sun rated it really liked it May 31, The two things that I love in this book are the characters especially Miao Renfeng and the end of the book.

Both were masterful martial artists without peer. Refresh and try again. With a nod to the likes of Decameron, the bulk of the novel is of numerous parties stuck on a cliff, waiting for the mysterious “Flying Fox” and telling stories about him, the various ancestral conflicts and mysteries, and because this is a Martial Arts novel, a hidden treasure trove.

Miao Renfeng, Hu Yidao and his wife developed an uncommon friendship and grew to admire each other, but Hu and Miao must fight unwilling duels to avenge their parents’ deaths. It’s a real shame that all of Cha’s books haven’t been translated. Leo Tsui rated it liked it Jan 20, The novel ends on a deliberate cliffhanger and leaves the conclusion to the reader’s imagination.


To ask other readers questions about Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountainplease sign up. At it’s core it’s a good story, but the translation leaves a lot to be desired. It sort of just ends. Jun 28, Jim Peterson rated it thd was amazing Shelves: Need more of the author’s work in translation!

Thus, the story is more clearly divided into several narrative chunks.

I am, however, thankful that this book finally made it into English. After carving out a heroic image of the Flying Fox, his actual appearance seems flat. It’s predominantly a martial arts novel set in Manchuria in late 18th century. Thor Olavsrud rated it liked it Aug 22, Fox Volant and the Snowy Mountain was published way back inand it’s just not as rich or as polished as Deer and the Cauldron.

It all takes place in one day, but the narrated events span 3 generations.

Fox Volant of the Snowy Mountain ( TV series) – Wikipedia

Chinese, however, makes no such distinction, but rather differentiates between blades with only on one sharp side dao or two-sided blades jian. The excitement, intrigue and action in these incidents are well dramatized, with one event ghe intertwining with others in the past, developing into a vendetta involving the offspring of several families.

I really like the structure volaht this book. 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. Volqnt why it gets 4 points. His 15 works written between and earned him a reputation as one of the finest wuxia writers ever.

MT rated it it was ok Jun 06, Some translations in the book were a little strange.