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Louis Cha

Martial arts novelist Louis Cha earns doctorate from Peking University, say reports

Hong Kong novelist Louis Cha Leung-yung – who wrote The Legend of the Condor Heroes and is better known by his pen name Jin Yong – will be adding another doctorate to his long list of scholarly and literary achievements, said mainland media reports.

Wednesday, 5 June, 2013, 2:51pm 2 comments

Louis Cha's martial arts classic to become 'required reading' for Beijing pupils

Cha's masterpiece, Legend of the Condor Heroes, is to be added to the Chaoyang district library’s list of selected readings along with Harry Potter and the Complete Works of William Shakespeare.

2 Apr 2013 - 6:30pm 2 comments

'Officials gorge in writer's garden'

A tranquil garden and library, donated to Hangzhou by a famous Hong Kong novelist, has been turned into a luxury clubhouse serving extravagant meals, according to a mainland media report.

29 May 2012 - 12:00am

Does the tale become political reality?

It's fashionable to round on tycoons these days, but let me just say one little nice thing about the Kwok brothers of Sun Hung Kai Properties, one of the 'hegemonic' families who allegedly own Hong Kong.

6 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Fans flock for face-to-face with literary giants

Rare face-to-face meetings between renowned martial arts novel author Louis Cha, science fiction author Ni Kuang and their fans have turned out to be the most popular seminars in the 17-year history of the Hong Kong Book Fair.

19 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Louis Cha reveals narrow escape from the disaster

Former newspaperman and martial-arts novelist Louis Cha had a narrow escape from the deadly tsunami during a family holiday to Phuket.

The natural disaster he witnessed when it destroyed the holiday resort his family was staying in was bloodier and more brutal than the scenarios he has created in any of his fiction.

7 Jan 2005 - 12:00am