5 Fantasy Books Inspired By Chinese Mythology

5 Fantasy Books Inspired By Chinese Mythology

Mythology remains one of the greatest sources of inspiration for fantasy literature, and literature in general, today. For me, stories that draw from mythologies that I am not overly familiar with encourage me to then seek out the tales and legends that inspired those books. That’s how I began to read Chinese mythology. There is a genuine beauty to the myths, and I truly can’t even begin to express how amazing some of these stories are. Here are five books inspired by Chinese mythology. 1. “The Poppy War“ image via amazon R.F. Kuang’s first installation in her Poppy War series …