Now a Netflix original series!
Geralt the Witcher -- revered and hated -- holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in this collection of adventures, the first chapter in the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games.
Geralt is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world.
But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good...and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth.
The Last Wish story collection is the perfect introduction to a one of a kind fantasy world.
And look out for The Tower of Fools, book one of Andrzej Sapkowski's Hussite Trilogy, coming in October 2020!
Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny
Witcher novelsBlood of ElvesThe Time of ContemptBaptism of FireThe Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms
The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only)
Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Unfathomably cool, heroic, and honorable: Meet monster hunter Geralt of Rivia. The Last Wish—the introduction to Andrzej Sapkowski’s awesomely bloodthirsty Witcher saga—is a collection of short stories about the young Geralt’s early adventures, ranging from epic clashes to sexy romps. These stories start with familiar fairy tale and Lord of the Rings–style elements before twisting into something darker and weirder, slithering between humor and heartbreak, high-stakes adventure and quiet emotional revelations. With his brilliant, chameleonlike reading of the audiobook, Peter Kenny creates distinct timbres and styles for Sapkowski’s broad cast of aristocrats, commoners, magicians, and creatures. We were riveted by every vividly detailed action sequence and scene of immersive world-building, and absorbed in the characters’ relatable motivations and choices. This is a great listen for series fans as well as newcomers intrigued by TV’s The Witcher.
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Absolutely Amazing, Brilliant!! 6 Stars!!
I have read all of the books in this series. I completed my 1st full play thru of the game, were I spent 366Hr’s in this incredible Witcher Universe. And now I purchased the Audiobook version for my ride to and from work. And I am absolutely blown away at how the Narrator/Reader has made thIs book come to life! What an unexpected pleasure. His performance is nothing short of Amazing! Thank You.
The download fails. You’ll pay for it but not have the chance to listen.
Fix this Apple. There is no way to report these errors on your end. That’s shameful.