Blood of Elves (#1 Witcher Saga)

Author(s): Andrzej Sapkowski


The New York Times bestselling series that inspired the international hit video game: The Witcher.*Look out for Season of Storms in May 2018*For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf.   Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as The Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world - for good, or for evil.   As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all - and the Witcher never accepts defeat.Blood of Elves is the first full-length Witcher novel, and the perfect follow up if you've read The Last Wish collection.   Witcher novelsBlood of Elves The Time of ContemptBaptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeWitcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of DestinyThe Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only)   Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok

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A Polish superstar comes to Britain! Andrzej Sapkowski is one of Europe's biggest authors, a bestseller not only in his native Poland, but in every country in which he's published. 'The epic world of Sapkowski is a dreamland for those who are young, their age notwithstanding' POLITYKA 'Like a complicated magic spell, a Sapkowski novel is a hodgepodge of fantasy, intellectual discourse, dry humour and economics' TIME 'What makes Sapkowski remarkably stand out from the multitude of frantasy writers is a sense of humour, a lucid narration, fast-paced dialogues - simply a true joy of reading' PLAYBOY 'Sapkowski has no equal, not only in the field of fantasy, but in Polish popular fiction in general' GAZETA WYBORCZA (Poland's biggest daily newspaper) THE WITCHER, a new computer game based on Sapkowski's novels, has become an international bestseller for Atari.

Andrzej Sapkowski worked in finance until the success of his fantasy cycle about the witcher Geralt of Riv turned him into Poland's bestselling writer. He lives in Lodz, in Poland.

General Fields

  • : 9780575084841
  • : gollancz
  • : gollancz
  • : July 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Andrzej Sapkowski
  • : Paperback
  • : 891.8538
  • : 320