The Witcher returns in this action-packed sequel to "Baptism of Fire, " in the "New York Times "bestselling series that inspired "The Witcher "video games. 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... Witcher novels"Blood of Elves The Time of ContemptBaptism of Fire ""The Tower of Swallows""Lady of the Lake"""Witcher collections"The Last Wish""Sword of Destiny""The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler" (e-only) Translated from original Polish by David French
"It is [his] world-weariness combined with his battle-honed powers that make Geralt such an interesting character. Here's hoping "The Last Wish" is merely the opening chapter in his English language adventures." ""Edge"""
Andrzej Sapkowski was born in 1948 in Poland. He studied economy and business, but the success of his fantasy cycle about the sorcerer Geralt of Rivia turned him into a bestselling writer. He is now one of Poland's most famous and successful authors.