The Witcher Books

the witcher books

The Witcher Books

The Witcher Books became famous more when it translated in English in 2007, translated by Danusia Stok (first two-story)  and then David French translated the third book and also Netflix started The Witcher Series. The Witcher is a combination of short stories and the author Andrzej Sapkowski first published in Fantastyka a Polish science fiction and fantasy magazine in 1980.  In 1986 the first short story “The Witcher”  was written and won third place in a contest held by the magazine Fantastyka. The Witcher book is a combination of 8 short stories. The Witcher book stories were so popular when it combined as novel and then published in Police in 1993.

The Witcher book later became the game as it was so popular. The main character of the Witcher book was Geralt who was the main witcher. This book a package of drama, sex, politics, and comedy.

Sword of Destiny was the second published short story of The Witcher. Later when The Last Wish as published it became the first book since when all included stories gathered except The Road with No Return.

How Many Witcher Books are There?

The Witcher Book is a combination of 8 short stories book. Season of Storms took 3rd place in book list but it actually takes place of The Last Wish for some recent reason.  Here the list of books in reading orders of The Witcher Books.

  • 1. The Last Wish
  • 2. Sword of Destiny
  • 3. Season of Storms
  • 4. Blood of Elves
  • 5. Time of Contempt
  • 6. Baptism of Fire
  • 7. The Tower of the Swallow
  • 8. The Lady of the Lake

The Witcher Game

After being popular as a book, MAG published a tabletop role-playing game based on The Witcher: A Game of Imagination. And another tabletop game based on The Witcher produced by R. Talsorian Games finally released in August 2018, previously it was planned for release in 2016.

Later in 1996- 1997 again a video game was developed by Metropolis Software (Poland) but for some reason, it was canceled, Adrian Chmielarz was the director of the game and also was former co-owner of People Can Fly. He was a creative director and later during the development of The Witcher he coined the translation of it.

CD Projekt Red a Polish video game developer negotiated with Sapkowski for the rights to the Witcher in 2003 and gave the languishing work to Metropolis Software and in October 2007 finally released a role-playing game based on the saga named The Witcher for personal computers. It was the developer’s first game and well published. 

Later again CD Projekt Red developed a sequel of The Witcher in the name of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. And after that many games developed on the Witcher. 

Releases of Witcher Games

  • 2007- The Witcher
  • 2011- The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
  • 2015- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • 2015- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Hearts of Stone
  • 2016 The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine

The Witcher Book 1

Blood of Elves is the 3rd book of The Witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski (Author) and Danusia Stok (Translator). Geralt of Rivia is the main character of the Witcher. The Witcher series is the Net York Times bestselling first novel and for that Video games and Netflix inspired.  Humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves lived together for more than a hundred years in relative peace. But later when times have changed, races are fighting again when the uneasy peace is over, they started killing each other and their own kind.

Ciri was the child with destructive power that she can change the world for good or for evil and Geralt the Witcher must protect her from enemies.

The Witcher Books Review

Netflix’s The Witcher Series and many games are examples of the popularity of The Witcher Book by Andrzej Sapkowski (Author). This is a fantasy story book filled with magic and monster. The First of Rivia is a hero and main man of the collision. The Witcher gets special magical abilities by a ritual performed on them by mutating.

Are the Witcher Books Good?

Yes, obviously the full storybook of the Witcher is very good as it is popular and most people love it. Netflix started series on the basis of The Witcher Book, and also when these books are becoming popular, many games made on the story of the Witcher.

The Witcher Book GoodReads

Get your popular Witcher book in Goodreads. Goodreads has the database of books, annotations, and reviews and it is a social cataloging website. It has a large number of book collections.  You can get The Witcher series books in English from here. Goodreads recommends and suggests you read in order as

  • 1. The Last Wish [short stories]
  • 2. Sword of Destiny [short stories]
  • 3. The Road with No Return [short story]
  • 4. Blood of Elves
  • 5. The Time of Contempt
  • 6. Baptism of Fire
  • 7. The Tower of the Swallow
  • 8. Lady of the Lake
  • 9. Season of Storms [prequel]

The Witcher Books Amazon

Amazon also selling these short story books of The Witcher in the English language. You can get these books on the best prices individually, but Amazon sold these books together. There is a bundle of six books altogether for Amazon US and a bundle of seven books sold altogether on Amazon UK. These all books sold in Amazon individually in the price range of Rs.  400 to Rs.  900 in the rupee.

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The Witcher Books Set

When The Witcher (Wiedzmin in Polish) novel series and short stories were written (Andrzej Sapkowski- The author) it was in Polish language (Language of Poland) but later when these books get popularity then translated by Danusia Stok (first two-story)  and then David French translated the third story. First Polish short storybook released in 1992 and translated in English in 2007. Last book named Season of Storms released in 2013 (in Polish) and translated in English in 2018. There are 8 short story books in The Witcher series. And for this The Witcher books popularity, Netflix will release The Witcher’s season 2  but they announced that they don’t have yet any target for launch before 2021.

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