Ni, a famous Hong Kong writer, Illustrator Artwork has died at the age of 87. His works include the Wesleyan novel series, which are widely welcomed by Chinese readers around the world. Shen Xicheng, who is also a writer, announced the news of Ni death on a social networking site on Sunday (July 3), but did not disclose the details. Ni had revealed that he had skin cancer in his early years. Ni was born in Shanghai in 1935. He used to work in the Chinese public security department and fled to Hong Kong at the age of 22. After arriving in Hong Kong, he worked as a handyman, then worked in a newspaper, and wrote more than 300 novels and 450 screenplays in his career.
He emigrated to the United States with his wife in 1992 and moved back to Hong Kong in 2007. Many of his novels are seen as satirizing the Communist Party, and his novels are not easy to buy in mainland China. Even so, his works are still popular with readers from both sides of the Taiwan Strait and three places. After the news of his death broke, many mainland Chinese netizens took to his Weibo account to leave messages of condolences, but some continued to criticize him for his anti-communist stance. "No More Followers" Ni Weibo account has not been updated since 2012,
and comments from mainland Chinese netizens are polarized. Some people described him as "the eternal Wesley", saying that they grew up reading his books. Some people criticized his anti-communist remarks in the past, saying that he made such anti-communist remarks because he could not penetrate the Chinese mainland market. Some people reposted him when he commented on the book "I will not be Chinese in the next life" written by Hong Kong writer Zhong describing the content as good, but not thorough enough.