Category: Chinese novel

SL Huang’s new take on the most famous Chinese novel you will ever read in English: The Water Outlaw Announcement

Tordotcom Publishing is delighted to announce that the next book by Hugo Award winner SL Huang will be Water outlaws, an epic queer fantasy full of bandits, heroes and revolution inspired by the Chinese classic Water margin. Shi Nai’an’s sprawling 14th-century novel is one of the best-known Chinese literary works, spawning sequels, spinoffs, numerous adaptations, […]

Netflix’s decision to adapt Chinese novel “The Three Bodies Problem” sparks controversy

Streaming giant Netflix announced on September 1 that it would adapt The Three-Body Problem trilogy, the popular Chinese science fiction novel, in an original series with a crew of stars. While the news has thrilled fans around the world, some are wondering how the film will adapt the book, make its elements Chinese, and whether […]

A Chinese novel predicted the virus 40 years ago? Twitterati mystified about Wuhan-400

The novel coronavirus epidemic has claimed several lives across the world every minute and people worry about their families every day. With the virus having spread to several countries around the world, the WHO (World Health Organization) declared COVID-19 a pandemic a few weeks ago. While everyone is worried and in distress since the deadly […]

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