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Legends of the Condor Heroes

The epic Chinese classic series, Legends of the Condor Heroes

A fantastical generational saga and kung fu epic from Hong Kong writer Jin Yong, begins with A Hero Born, the classic novel of its time, stretching from the Song Empire (China 1200 AD) to the appearance of a warlord whose name will endure for eternity: Genghis Khan. Filled with an extraordinary cast of characters, this epic fantasy series of magic and wonder, love and passion, treachery and war, betrayal and brotherhood is not to be missed.

“Widely known by his pen name, Jin Yong, his work, in the Chinese-speaking world, has a cultural currency roughly equal to that of ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Star Wars’ combined.” – The New Yorker

  • A Bond Undone
    • A Bond Undone

    • Legends of the Condor Heroes (Volume 2)
      Jin Yong; translated by Gigi Chang
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • The high stakes, tension-filled epic Legends of the Condor Heroes series, where kung fu is magic, kingdoms vie for power and the battle to become the ultimate kung fu master unfolds.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook
  • A Hero Born
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    • A Hero Born

    • Legends of the Condor Heroes (Volume 1)
      Jin Yong; translated from Chinese by Anna Holmwood
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • The high stakes, tension-filled epic Legends of the Condor Heroes series, where kung fu is magic, kingdoms vie for power and the battle to become the ultimate kung fu master unfolds.

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook

Jin Yong

JIN YONG (pen name of Louis Cha) was a true phenomenon in the Chinese-speaking world. Born in Mainland China, he spent most of his life writing novels and editing newspapers in Hong Kong. His enormously popular martial arts novels, including the epic Legends of the Condor Heroes series, have become modern classics and remain a must-read for readers looking for danger and adventure.

ANNA HOLMWOOD is a producer and translator from Chinese and Swedish into English. She is co-founder of the Emerging Translators' Network in the UK.

Li Shun Yan

Jin Yong