The Legend of the Condor Heroes (射鵰英雄傳)
This Novel is the first part of the Condor Trilogy. Set in the late Song Dynasty (12th century AD) when China was under the threat of the Jin Empire and Mongolia.
The story of The Legend of the Condor Heroes is centered on the adventure story of a young man named Kwee Ceng, a person who is a bit slow in thinking but has a very good personality and behavior. Kwee Ceng grew up in Mongolia but is of Han descent. He became a staunch supporter of the Song emperor, and was determined to prevent the invasion of Jin and Mongolia.
Kwee Ceng fell in love with Oey yong, the daughter of Si Sesat Timur, one of the five greatest silat figures at that time. With the shrewdness of Kwee Ceng's martial arts and Oey Yong's ingenuity, the two of them together with other warriors worked hard to face the Mongol invasion. Can they?