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A Deadly Secret

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"A Deadly Secret", also translated as Requiem of Ling Sing and Secret of the Linked Cities, is a wuxia novel by Jin Yong. It was first published in the magazine Southeast Asia Weekly and the Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao in 1963. Its original Chinese title was Su Xin Jian before Jin Yong changed it to Lian Cheng Jue. The story revolves around the adventures of the protagonist Di Yun, an ordinary young peasant, who is imprisoned after being framed. In his quest for vengeance, he accidentally acquires the Liancheng Swordplay manual, an ancient artefact not only prized for the skills detailed inside, but also for containing a secret leading to a treasure.

  • also known as Tố Tâm Kiếm, 连城诀
  • language: Chinese language
  • author: Louis Cha
  • genre: Wuxia
  • released in (53 years ago)


"A Deadly Secret" is a 1980 Hong Kong film based on Louis Cha's novel of the same title. The film was produced by the Shaw Brothers Studio, directed by Mou Tun-fei and starred Ng Yuen-chun, Liu Lai-ling, Jason Pai, Shih Szu and Yueh Hua.

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