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Cai Dongfan's Romance series?

Unread postby Jia Nanfeng » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:05 am

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_Dongfan

Does anyone know if Cai's Popular Romance of Dynasties series of books has been translated into English, either officially or fan-translated?

I read about it on another site, and it sounds like it's similar to Romance of the Three Kingdoms, but covers Early Han all the way through the founding of the Republic. I'm eager to give it a try!
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Re: Cai Dongfan's Romance series?

Unread postby Sun Fin » Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:58 am

These sound amazing but sadly there doesn't seem to be any hint of an available translation. :(
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Unread postby DaoLunOfShiji » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:24 pm

After a big of digging I can only seem to find the untranslated versions, I'm afraid.
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Re: Cai Dongfan's Romance series?

Unread postby Jia Nanfeng » Sun Dec 09, 2018 5:17 am

Thanks for checking, guys.

Just another reason to stop procrastinating on my learning of Chinese. :oops:
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Unread postby DaoLunOfShiji » Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:51 pm

Haha, you and me both. I meant to start learning because it'd be nice to at least be able to read modern Chinese papers and such, but... I'm lazy. :mrgreen:
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Re: Cai Dongfan's Romance series?

Unread postby chocoloko » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:46 am

Jia Nanfeng wrote:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cai_Dongfan

Does anyone know if Cai's Popular Romance of Dynasties series of books has been translated into English, either officially or fan-translated?

I read about it on another site, and it sounds like it's similar to Romance of the Three Kingdoms, but covers Early Han all the way through the founding of the Republic. I'm eager to give it a try!



Do you an update where I can find English version?
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