Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is Gu Long?
Gu Long is a Chinese author of many wuxia novels, most of which often involves fantasy kung fu with a touch of mystery. Gu Long is the most popular author after another author of the same genre, Jin Yong.
Is Gu Long still alive?
Gu Long passed away in 1985 due to excessive alcohol consumption. More details about how he died can be found in the Biography section.
How many novels did he write in total?
Gu Long wrote a total of 73 novels, several of them were mostly written by his student Ding Qing, and/or someone else. Check out the list of novels for more detailed info.
Where can I buy Gu Long's series/film adaptations?
Gu Long's films and TV adaptations are all either available online or at a local store near you, except some really old ones that are quite hard to track down eg, Deer-Caving Sabre. Some series have been released on VCDs. All film adaptations have been released on VCDs/DVDs as well. Do some searching on the Net and you'll find most of them are available.
Where Can I Read His Novels In English?You can read the first 3 chapters of The Legend of The Deer-Carving Sabre here. But Due to the restrictions of the original translator who is Becky Tai, I cannot make further chapters available. However Luk Siu Fung and other wuxia novels are being translated at Novel Translations
Who runs this website?
LT Meloncholic Swordsman. Yes I like to spell it that way. =)
How often do I update this website
I never update this website on a regular basis, I just update whenever I'm happy, after all I am a Meloncholic Swordsman heh. I havent updated for over a year now. Been bz loving a special person.
How can I get rid off of that annoying Geocities ad on the right corner? (If there is any)
Just click once on the "X" button and pause for 1 second then click on it once more.
Last modified: 12th April 2003