List of famous wuxia books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular wuxia books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best wuxia novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.
Books on this list include Water Margin and Sword Stained with Royal Blood.
This list should answer the questions, "What are the best Chinese wuxia books?" and "What are the most famous wuxia books?"Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable wuxia titles on Amazon with just one click.
- 1Louis ChaA Deadly Secret, also translated as Requiem of Ling Sing and Secret of the Linked Cities, is a... more
- 2Liang YushengDatang Youxia Zhuan is a wuxia novel by Liang Yusheng. It was first serialised between 1... more
- 3Louis ChaDemi-Gods and Semi-Devils is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first serialised concurrently... more
- 4Louis ChaFox Volant of the Snowy Mountain, also known as Flying Fox of Snowy Mountain, is a wuxia novel... more
- 5Gu LongJuedai Shuangjiao, rarely translated in English titles, like Two Peerless Heroes, is a wuxia... more
- 6Louis ChaOde to Gallantry is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first serialised in Hong Kong from 11... more
- 7Louis ChaThe Young Flying Fox is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. The novel was first serialised in Hong Kong... more
- 8Liang YushengSaiwai Qixia Zhuan is a wuxia novel by Liang Yusheng. It was first serialised between 18... more
- 9Liang YushengQijian Xia Tianshan is a wuxia novel by Liang Yusheng. It was first serialised between 15... more
- 10Louis ChaSword Stained with Royal Blood is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first serialised in the... more
- 11Louis ChaThe Book and the Sword is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first serialised between 8... more
- 12Louis ChaThe Deer and the Cauldron, also known as The Duke of Mount Deer, is a novel by Jin Yong and... more
- 13Louis ChaThe Heaven Sword and Dragon Saber, also translated as The Sword and the Knife, is a wuxia... more
- 14Louis ChaThe Legend of Condor Heroes is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It is the first part of the Condor... more
- 15Louis ChaThe Return of the Condor Heroes, also called The Giant Eagle and Its Companion, is a wuxia... more
- 16The Seven Heroes and Five Gallants, also known by its earlier title The Three Heroes and Five... more
- 17Louis ChaThe Smiling, Proud Wanderer is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first serialised in Hong Kong... more
- 18Shi NaianWater Margin, also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are... more
- 19Liang YushengXiagu Danxin is a wuxia novel by Liang Yusheng. It was first serialised between 5 October 1967... more