The Last Wish (The Witcher)
Geralt of Rivia is a witcher. A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good. . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth.... show more
Geralt of Rivia is a witcher. A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good. . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. The international hit that inspired the video game: The Witcher.
Publish date: December 14th 2008
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Saga o Wiedźminie (#1)
This was my first venture into the world of The Witcher, I haven't even seen the Netflix series yet. I had heard a lot about the games though and I liked beforehand that it was originally Polish, which I hoped would bring some nice refreshing elements to the story. It felt a little bit weird for me ...
Geralt of Rivia is a witcher, not by choice but by destiny. The first book Last Wish tell a series of short stories of his adventures, from breaking curse, being cheated, facing angry elves and nasty humans. In this book, he retold the story of how he met Yennefer and how he is currently avoid...
Book source ~ Home library This anthology introduces the Witcher named Geralt of Rivia. I think I figured out that the passages titled The Voice of Reason are when Geralt is healing at the temple after dealing with a striga and the other chapters are short stories involving his monster hunting. I...
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.