Vietnam’s first wuxia novel re-published

Writer Hoang Ly’s wuxia novel Mot thoi ngang doc ( A time of traversing widely) printed by Saigon Books and Writer Association Publishing House has been re-published.

Vietnam’s first wuxia novel re-published

The novel was considered as Vietnamese wuxia novel because it writes about martial arts and chivalry when Vietnam was under the control of other countries.
In addition to traditional martial arts, the author wrote about weapons and war chariots. Characters in the novel are not only good at martial arts but also shooting.
Love and pride for the country motivated the author who highly valued moralities including dutifulness, faithfulness.
Moreover, the novel features humanity and deep understanding of residents and local culture of many parts in the country.

By QUYNH YEN - Translated by DAN THUY

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