The Witcher Saga

14 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 27,017 ratings

The Last Wish Publisher's Summary

Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent.

He roams the country seeking assignments, but gradually comes to realise that while some of his quarry are unremittingly vile, vicious grotesques, others are the victims of sin, evil or simple naivety.

©1993 Andrzej Sapkowski (P)2014 Orion Publishing Group
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    • The Last Wish

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 671
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 631
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 630

    Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. He roams the country seeking assignments, but gradually comes to realise that while some of his quarry are unremittingly vile, vicious grotesques, others are the victims of sin, evil or simple naivety.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spectacular Introduction to "The Witcher"

    • By Renell on 09-10-15

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Last Wish

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,520
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,002
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,985

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the book

    • By Nicholas Bates on 05-27-15

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Sword of Destiny

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3,882
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3,592
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3,574

    Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: His targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enter the Witcher

    • By David S. Mathew on 09-30-16

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Sword of Destiny

    • The best-selling stories that inspired the hit game The Witcher
    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 302
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 302

    Geralt is a witcher, a man whose magic powers, enhanced by long training and a mysterious elixir, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary murderer: his targets are the multifarious monsters and vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. He roams the country seeking assignments but gradually comes to realise that while some of his quarry are unremittingly vile, vicious grotesques, others are the victims of sin, evil or simple naivety.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Håkon on 01-21-17

    Regular price: $26.64

  • Book 1

    • Blood of Elves

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,863
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,486
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,470

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great start to a Promising Series

    • By Joe Chad on 06-07-15

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Blood of Elves

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 362
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 364

    For more than a hundred years humans, dwarves, gnomes and elves lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over and now the races once again fight each other - and themselves: dwarves are killing their kinsmen, and elves are murdering humans and elves, at least those elves who are friendly to humans... Into this tumultuous time is born a child for whom the witchers of the world have been waiting.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not nearly as good as the short stories

    • By Lasse Jensen on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $21.31

  • Book 2

    • Time of Contempt

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 269

    Geralt the Witcher has fought monsters and demons across the land, but even he may not be prepared for what is happening to his world. The kings and armies are manoeuvring for position, each fearing invasion from across the river, each fearing their neighbours more. Intrigue, dissent and rebellion are on all sides. The Elves and other non-humans are still suffering under decades of repression, and growing numbers join the commando units hidden deep in the forest, striking at will and then dissolving into the trees.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Super good

    • By Jens on 01-26-16

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Time of Contempt

    • The Witcher, Book 2
    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,006
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,769
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,757

    Geralt is a witcher: guardian of the innocent; protector of those in need; a defender, in dark times, against some of the most frightening creatures of myth and legend. His task now is to protect Ciri. A child of prophecy, she will have the power to change the world for good or for ill - but only if she lives to use it.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Steadily rising up my list of favorite series

    • By Joe Chad on 07-17-15

    Regular price: $22.80

  • Book 3

    • Baptism of Fire

    • The Witcher, Book 3
    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244

    The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times. But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries. While war rages across all of the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite out of the saga so far!

    • By Liran on 08-09-17

    Regular price: $18.11

    • Baptism of Fire

    • The Witcher, Book 3
    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,497
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,310
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,307

    The Wizard's Guild has been shattered by a coup, and in the uproar Geralt was seriously injured. The witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times. But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging Voice Over Work

    • By mr1135 on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $22.80

  • Book 4

    • The Tower of Swallows

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2,242
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,079
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,074

    The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life. But the net around her is closing. Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies determined to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sapkowski does it again

    • By Trent Magnuson on 05-21-16

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Tower of the Swallow

    • A Witcher Novel
    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 252
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235

    The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life. But the net around her is closing. Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies determined to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous. There is only one place left to run. The tower of the swallow is waiting.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • 4

    • By Christian on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $21.31

  • Book 5

    • Lady of the Lake

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski, David French - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 20 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 186

    After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world...an Elven world. She is trapped, with no way out. Time does not seem to exist, and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world. But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher, Geralt, and his companions - and to try to conquer her worst nightmare.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Anonymous User on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Lady of the Lake

    • By: Andrzej Sapkowski
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,505
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,501

    After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world...an Elven world. She is trapped, with no way out. Time does not seem to exist, and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world. But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher, Geralt, and his companions - and also to try to conquer her worst nightmare.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disjointed mess

    • By Edward on 04-06-17

    Regular price: $22.80