The Last Wish
Publish date: June 7th 2007
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Saga o Wiedźminie (#1)
Trochę kazałem na siebie czekać wiedźminowi. To chyba głównie dlatego, że spodziewałem się raczej, iż nie będzie to proza dla mnie. Po pierwsze: słowiański sznyt, po drugie: formuła opowiadań zamiast powieści. A tu proszę, jakie zaskoczenie. Ta książka jest jak najbardziej dla mnie. I jedno, i drugi...
I both really liked this book and was really annoyed by it. The last short story was the worst offender in my eyes, though, honestly, bits and pieces of... Really questionable ideas kept popping up. This was also a fairly cynical read, though less forcibly so than other stories I've seen recently.
"The Last Wish" is a collection of stories about Geralt Rivia, the Witcher, whose occupation is to deal with monsters. This is a frame story in which other stories are the memories that the protagonist recalls as he recovers from a nearly fatal wound. Readers who enjoy dark fantasy, fables, and fair...
Fun, but not much more. One or two quotables. Classic young boys' read, I guess.
Andrzej Sapkowski's The Last Wish is a must read for sword-and-sorcery aficionados. • The Last Wish and most of the series were published in the 1990’s• They spawned from Poland, not the United States or United Kingdom • Inspired the Witcher game series a decade later (2007-ongoing)• More to come, t...