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Andrzej Sapkowski

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About the Author

Andrzej Sapkowski is a fantasy writer, economist, and translator, he wrote the best-selling book series The Witcher and recently wrote the best-selling book, Lady of the Lake. In 2018 his title, Season of Storms, made the bestseller list. (Bowker Author Biography)
Image credit: Photo taken by Szymon Sokół at the Polcon 2003 science fiction and fantasy convention in Elbląg originally uploaded by alibrarian on Jan 15, 2007.

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Obras de Andrzej Sapkowski

O último desejo (1993) 7,433 cópias
O Sangue dos Elfos (1993) 4,919 cópias
A espada do destino (1992) 3,604 cópias
Tempo do desprezo (1995) 3,164 cópias
Batismo de fogo (1996) 2,789 cópias
A torre da andorinha (1997) 2,416 cópias
A senhora do lago (1999) 2,117 cópias
Tempo de tempestade (2013) 1,664 cópias
Narrenturm (2002) 535 cópias
Warriors of God (2004) 293 cópias
The Witcher, Books 1-8 (1993) 226 cópias
Light Perpetual (2013) 204 cópias
Caminho sem retorno (2000) 162 cópias
Lady of the Lake, Part I (2009) 64 cópias
The Witcher: The Last Wish (1990) 38 cópias
The Malady [short story] (1995) 38 cópias
Lady of the Lake, Part II (2010) — Autor — 37 cópias
Żmija (2009) 35 cópias
The Witcher, Books 1-7 (2016) 33 cópias
Caminho sem retorno [conto] (2017) 22 cópias
Szpony i kły: opowieści z wiedźmińskiego świata (2017) — Introdução — 22 cópias
The Witcher [short story] (1986) 22 cópias
The Witcher: Eternal Fire (1993) 18 cópias
Historia i fantastyka (2005) — Autor — 14 cópias
Warriors of God, Part I (2020) 12 cópias
Golden Afternoon (2004) 10 cópias
Geralt (2013) 8 cópias
Warriors of God, Part II (2021) 8 cópias
The Lady of the Lake (2023) 6 cópias
The Last Wish (2023) 5 cópias
The Last Wish, Part I (2002) 4 cópias
Oko Yrrhedesa 3 cópias
The Last Wish, Part II (2002) 3 cópias
Geralt | Ciri (2016) 3 cópias
The saga of the Witcher (2020) 2 cópias
Ciri (2008) 2 cópias
Pēdējā vēlēšanās (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
Tuleproov 1 exemplar(es)
O ltimo Desejo 1 exemplar(es)
Sezon groz. Doroga bez vozvrata (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Vladychitsa ozera (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
The Witcher Omnibus 1 exemplar(es)
Skæbnens sværd (2017) 1 exemplar(es)
Introducing the Witcher (2020) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The Witcher Omnibus: Volume One (2018) — Contribuinte — 214 cópias
The Apex Book of World SF 2 (2012) — Contribuinte — 86 cópias
Tolkiens Geschöpfe (2003) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Trzynaście kotów : antologia (2010) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
A Polish Book of Monsters (2010) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias

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Andrzej Sapkowski, Witcher Books em FantasyFans (Dezembro 2010)

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A fix-up novel containing several short stories about a witcher (a hunter of magical monsters) called Geralt de Rivia.

With Eastern-European influences (the author is Polish), many of the tales have a fairy-tale flavor, along with some action and fights. Since I can't read the original, I read it in Spanish, since I have heard good things about the translation to that language.

The Witcher himself is a grim professional. He is experienced and follows his own honor code. The language is quite colloquial, particularly in the way the characters speak. there are all kinds of monsters with imaginative names and different kinds of powers, but sometimes the real monsters are the humans.

Overall, quite entertaining. I wish we would get to know the main character more deeply, though.
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jcm790 | outras 217 resenhas | May 26, 2024 |
The Second Nilfgaardian War continues as the Northern Kingdoms attempt to push back Nilfgaard while the search for Ciri by everyone concerned with her politically and magically continues, but it’s a certain Geralt of Rivia who is doing it out of love. The Lady of the Lake is the final book of Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher saga and penultimate book published in the series featuring the end of the story of Geralt, Yennifer, Ciri, and everyone else the reader as followed over the course of the series.

After the previous book, I came into this one without high expectations and so wasn’t disappointed but after finishing really didn’t feel satisfied. The entire book is framed as a story told by Ciri to Galahad—from the King Arthur mythos—that makes sense when we learn how they’re able to interact in the first place though not so much when it comes to the multiple point-of-views from the decisive battle of Brenna and any other point-of-view that isn’t Ciri, unless the entire series has been told by Ciri which seems a stretch. If there is a huge bright spot it’s Sapkowski’s writing of Brenna that decisively ends the Second Nilfgaardian War with multiple points of view spread throughout both sides. The main plot that deals with Ciri is an interesting arc showing off why everyone is looking for her as well as explaining why she’s talking with Galahad. The last quarter of the book felt like a very long anticlimactic wrap-up with the big event not really a surprise given how the book was opened, it felt like a lot of padding honestly especially the sections on Peace Conference which could have been handled with less text. Overall, this book was like the main series was for me, peaked in the middle with a meandering start and finish.

The Lady of the Lake completed The Witcher story arc, but honestly except for short sections of writing I wasn’t really into Andrzej Sapkowski’s work. While there is a full length prequel book still to be read, I’m overall impression of the series is meh.
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mattries37315 | outras 35 resenhas | May 26, 2024 |
Best fantasy ever. It's worth reading the prequels as it will give you better context.
 
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SergioRuiz | outras 84 resenhas | Apr 30, 2024 |
The saga fell out a bit for me with this one. I didn't enjoy it as much as the previous ones. I got completely lost with the big battle. Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention, who knows?
 
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SergioRuiz | outras 42 resenhas | Apr 30, 2024 |

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Resenhas
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ISBNs
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