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Experience the world of the Witcher like never before with this stunning deluxe hardcover edition of The Last Wish!
Featuring seven gorgeous illustrations from seven award-winning artists – one for each story in the collection of adventures – it celebrates the first chapter of the bestselling, groundbreaking series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. Introducing Geralt the Witcher – revered and hated – who holds the line against the monsters plaguing humanity in the bestselling series that inspired the Witcher video games and a major Netflix show.
Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers and lifelong training have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin.
Yet he is no ordinary killer: he hunts the vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent.
But not everything monstrous-looking is evil; not everything fair is good . . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth.
Translated by Danusia Stok. Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series. The Last Wish is the perfect introduction to this one-of-a-kind fantasy world.
Like a complicated magic spell, a Sapkowski novel is a hodge podge of fantasy, intellectual discouse and dry humour. Recommended
Character interplay is complex, unsentimental and anchored in brutal shared history
Delightfully dry humour, mythology brimming with radical creatures and a group of interesting characters, The Last Wish is a great introduction to this universe
Fantasy Book Review
Sapkowski has a confident and rich voice which permeates the prose and remains post-translation. I'd recommend this to any fan of Heroic or Dark fiction
One of the best and most interesting fantasy series I've ever read
Nerds of a Feather
Like Mieville and Gaiman, [Sapkowski] takes the old and makes it new . . . [a] fresh take on genre fantasy
There's lots of imagination on show, the writing has a strong voice, and the Witcher is an entertaining character
Refreshing and a lot of fun to read
Captivating, often nerve-wracking, and truthfully . . . rip-roaring fun