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This beautifully written character-based story from Polish author Adrezej Sapkowski is a refreshing champion in a genre that's starting to get a little homogenic. While there is the occasional nod to traditional European fairy tales (Snow White, among others), much of the application of supertext and tropes are from a new point of view.―THE SPECUSPHERE
It's refreshing to see another take on familiar elements. There's a fairy-tale quality to much of THE LAST WISH.―Jonathan Wright, SFX
It is [his] world-weariness, combined with his battle-boned powers that make Geralt such an interesting character. Here's hoping THE LAST WISH is merely the opening chapter in his English language adventures.―EDGE magazine
Sapkowski's 'The Last Wish' is a great collection of short stories centred around a witcher, Geralt - a rare sorcerous breed who hunts down the monstrous but is feared by the innocent. With a wonderous mix of Eastern European folklore and myth, beautiful princesses, mischievious demons and where all is not as it seems, 'The Last Wish' is a great read - perfect for dipping into or just reading cover to cover, as I did.―WATERSTONES.COM
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. He is now one of Poland's most famous and successful authors.
Pretty decent for those interested in short stories about how geralt came to be reading the books. Makes the games more enjoyable by giving insight into who or what some of the... Read morePublished 5 hours ago by Jared Lovvorn
I would recommend this story to my daughter. She enjoys reading the same things I do.
Sincerely I did enjoy the story.
Sapkowski's writing is somewhat distracting when he slips into a mode best described as campfire storytelling -- much as Tolkein did in The Hobbit but was absent from Lord of the... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Amazon Customer
This book is amazing. It's a collection of short stories written chronologically, and almost reads like a novel. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Amazon Customer
The Witcher video games lead me to Sapkowski's books about Geralt of Rivia. Love the character, and love the series of short stories. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
Its a good book which gives some back knowledge about the Witcher universePublished 4 days ago by Frank B. Nielsen
It is a really great book. If you like the games you have too read the booksPublished 5 days ago by Jonas Wagner Jakobsen