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Andrzej Sapkowski

Andrzej Sapkowski was born in 1948 in Poland. He studied economy and business, but the success of his fantasy cycle about the sorcerer Geralt of Rivia turned him into a bestselling writer and he is now one of Poland’s most famous and successful authors, selling more in his own country than Stephen King or Michael Crichton.


Listen to the Witcher Novels

This week wanted to introduce you to one of our favourite series. With The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt out in shops and Sword of Destiny in bookshops from tomorrow, there’s no better time to discover Peter Kenny’s superb narration of Andrzej Sapkowski’s classic novels of Geralt of Riva – the original Witcher books. The Last Wish, Blood of Elves, Time of Contempt and Baptism of Fire are all available from More

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Gollancz Acquire Three More Witcher Novels

Gollancz is thrilled to announce the acquisition of three more books in Andrzej Sapkowski’s hugely popular THE WITCHER series.

The first book, THE SWORD OF DESTINY, will be published in May 2015 alongside the blockbusting new computer game THE WITCHER 3: THE WILD HUNT, which won the Award for Most Anticipated Game during The Game Awards 2014. Sales for the previous two games in THE WITCHER franchise have totalled over 8 million copies worldwide.  SWORD OF DESTINY is … More

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Don’t miss out on our February Digital Deals!

If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for everyone. Our digital deals start at just £.99 and are available from your favourite UK online retailers until the 3rd March 2014.

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Time of Contempt – extract and giveaway

After a long delay, Gollancz is very pleased to have published Time of Contempt by Andrzej Sapkowski. We’re sorry for the wait, which was out of our hands, but thrilled to get a chance to reintroduce readers to the world of Geralt, the Witcher. You may only know the computer games, which have been hugely successful (and the third one, due next year, looks amazing), but they draw all of their setting and characters direct from the … More

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Friday Reads: The Last Wish

So, one of the benefits of working at Gollancz is that you get free books. Which is nice, although to be fair I’m not sure I actually need that many more books. But then, on the other hand, they’re so brilliant. Who needs room in their house anyway?

One of the less frequent benefits is that we get sent other free stuff. Occasionally, if we publish a tie-in to a computer game, we get sent copies of the game when it’s … More

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