Novelist Louis Cha holding a copy of ‘Book and Sword, Gratitude and Revenge’ at his office in 2002. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong wuxia legend Louis Cha ‘Jin Yong’ battled liver cancer and dementia in twilight years, friend says

  • Fellow writer Chip Tsao recalls final moments in hospital with celebrated author and journalist
  • Cha’s eyes ‘lit up’ as Tsao updated him on world events in their native Shanghainese
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Novelist Louis Cha holding a copy of ‘Book and Sword, Gratitude and Revenge’ at his office in 2002. Photo: Reuters
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