Chinese Fantasy novel List

Mae Lee

Acolyte
Hello guys. Just copied a short list from novelspread. I've read some of them, and like the battling records. It's really intriguing. And the rest all include some revenge plots that i like most, hope you'd also enjoy it.


1. Battling Records of the Chosen One

Synopsis

In the vast and boundless continent Cangtu, there were ancient sects governing the Ten Old Domains, unworldly immortal clans beyond the Blue Density, and primordial demon gods dominating the dark abyss that together created an unknown number of brilliant chapters over the long course of the history.

In this very world, there was a boy, named Lin Xun, who embarked on his journey to the pinnacle of strength alone through cultivation and spiritual tattoo inscribing.

Escaped alone from the Mine Prison where he had been living since his adoption, Lin Xun knew nothing about his identity but the little information his adopter, Master Lu, had told him. With two ancient spiritual tools Master Lu gave to him before the destruction of the Mine Prison, Lin Xun started his journey to Ziyao Empire, where he is supposed to find out the truth of his lost Spiritual Vessel and the person who slaughtered his family, leaving him orphaned.

Will he be able to unlock the mysteries of the two magic treasures, unveil the secrets of his identity and create a legend of his own?

2. Wu Dong Qian Kun (Revenge/Rise in Ranks/OP)

Synopsis

The Great Yan Empire exists in a world where respect can only be earned through strength. Within this Great Yan Empire, the four great clans have always stood above the rest. Among them, a particular incident in the Lin Clan resulted in the banishment of a certain individual who went on to start his own family, in hopes of one day being recognized again by the Lin Clan, and rejoining them…

Hailing from a banished family of the Great Lin Clan, when Lin Dong was very young, he watched, powerless, as his talented father was easily crushed and crippled by the overwhelming genius of the great Lin Clan, Lin Langtian.With a despairing father, a heartbroken grandfather, and a suffering family, ever since that fateful day, Lin Dong has been driven by a deep purpose; to take revenge on the man who had taken everything and more from his family.

Armed with nothing but willpower and determination, join Lin Dong as he unknowingly discovers a destiny greater than he could ever hope to imagine when he stumbles upon a mysterious stone talisman…

3. Immortal and Martial Dual Cultivation


Reach the peak of immortal cultivation and become able to run amok without fear! Use the power of martial arts to rule the world and defeat heroes! The weather changes at the whim and wave of a palm. He who cultivates both immortal techniques and martial arts, who could possibly defeat him! Xiao Chen is a shut-in who purchased a 'Compendium of Cultivation'. Soon after, he crossed over into the Tianwu World, a world ruled by martial arts. He then refined pills, drew talismans, practiced formations, crafted weapons and cultivated the Azure Dragon Martial Soul that had not been seen for thousands of years. This is a story that tells of an exciting and magnificent legend!

4. Spirit Realm

Bao's Synopsis: A boy that was imprisoned for millions of years had regained his mortal body. He became a disciple of the declining Cleansing Incense Ancient Sect where its patriarch used to be his disciple. Now, he will bring this sect back to its former glory.

This is his journey to reach the apex and take revenge on those who had imprisoned him.

This is his story of meeting old friends and making new companions.

This is his path of traversing the Nine Worlds and becoming the next ruler of the Heavens.

Qidian's Synopsis: Ten million years ago, Li Qiye planted a simple water bamboo into the ground.Eight million years ago, Li Qiye had a koi fish pet.Five million years ago, Li Qiye cared for a little girl....In the present day, Li Qiye woke up from his slumber; the water bamboo reached the apex of cultivation; the koi fish became a Golden Dragon; the little girl became the Nine Worlds' Immortal Empress.

This is a tale regarding an immortal human who was the teacher of the Demon Saint, Heavenly Beast, and Immortal Empress.


5. Battle Through the Heavens

Synopsis

In a land where no magic is present. A land where the strong make the rules and weak have to obey. A land filled with alluring treasures and beauty, yet also filled with unforeseen danger. Three years ago, Xiao Yan, who had shown talents none had seen in decades, suddenly lost everything. His powers, his reputation, and his promise to his mother. What sorcery has caused him to lose all of his powers? And why has his fiancee suddenly shown up?
 

CupofJoe

Myth Weaver
Thanks for this. I am working with a Chinese Researcher. She likes fantasy stories but all the books she has are in Mandarin[?] and on her tablet. I will run these passed her to see if she recommends any... I've leant her Guards! Guards! as she wanted to read some "really English" fantasy...
 

Mae Lee

Acolyte
Thanks for this. I am working with a Chinese Researcher. She likes fantasy stories but all the books she has are in Mandarin[?] and on her tablet. I will run these passed her to see if she recommends any... I've leant her Guards! Guards! as she wanted to read some "really English" fantasy...
Great that this helps!!! There're many more fantasy novels as well as wuxia, xianxia, etc. on the site: novelspread...lol...it's preventing me from posting any link...so i guess you have to type the '3 ws' and the 'com' part.
If this list didn't help you out, maybe you can find something really useful there.
 

Laurence

Inkling
Amazing, thanks! I've just ordered The Grace of Kings by Ken Liu, loved memoirs of a Geisha and am looking to take some inspiration from 'Silkpunk', so I'll be sure to grab some books from this list soon.

Way too much on the wishlist...
 

TheKillerBs

Inkling
The synopsis you gave for Spirit Realm is actually Emperor's Domination. This is the synopsis for SR.

Official Synopsis: Thirty thousand years ago, the Heaven Fighting Race who called themselves “Gods” invaded Spirit Realm. Hundreds of races rose up in resistance, but ultimately suffered a crushing defeat. The human race was the first to concede, and the rest of the Hundred Races soon followed in succession.

During the subsequent ten thousand years, all of the races were enslaved by the Heaven Fighting Race. They were cruelly treated, and lived beneath the shadow of terror.

The Heaven Fighting Race’s march of conquest did not stop there. With Spirit Realm as the starting point, they invaded other secret dimensions, and spread war to all corners of existence. After greatly exhausting their combat strength, they were finally defeated by the Hundred Races who took advantage of this opportunity. With no other choice, they fled to the starry skies outside the realm.

Thirty thousand years later, in an era where the Heaven Fighting Race has already faded to become ancient legend, an amnesiac youth possessing the Heaven Fighting Race’s bloodline is being fostered in an insignificant household. Whilst struggling to live on, he silently awaits the day of the bloodline’s awakening.

Also, I highly recommend I Shall Seal the Heavens. The translation's completed, too, which is awesome.
 

Mae Lee

Acolyte
The synopsis you gave for Spirit Realm is actually Emperor's Domination. This is the synopsis for SR.



Also, I highly recommend I Shall Seal the Heavens. The translation's completed, too, which is awesome.
Thanks very much for your recommendation and for pointing the error out.
 
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