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The Lady of the Lake

The Lady of the Lake

(Book #7 in The Witcher series)

$30.00

Book Overview: The Lady of the Lake

Trapped in a world ruled by the Elves, separated from Geralt and her destiny, Ciri will need all her training as a fighter and sorceress to survive in the fifth novel of the Witcher, Andrzej Sapkowski's groundbreaking epic fantasy series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games -- in hardcover for the first time!

After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows and narrowly escaping death, Ciri finds herself in a completely different world. . . an Elven world. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world. She is trapped.

But this is the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated. She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher and his companions--and also to conquer her worst nightmare. Leo Bonhart, the man who chased, wounded, and tortured Ciri, is still on her trail. And the world is still at war.

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ISBN-139780316457132
ISBN-100316457132
PublisherOrbit
Publication Date2022
EditionNew
Languageen
Pages560
Dimensionsin x in x in
Weight lbs

"This is a series you can sink your teeth into."-- BuzzFeed News

"Delightful, intense, irreverent, and compelling....you have to read The Witcher books because they are rife with all of the elements that make you love fiction, and especially fantasy, in the first place....In a word, The Witcher delivers."-- Hypable

"One of the best and most interesting fantasy series I've ever read."-- Nerds of a Feather

"Sapkowski has a confident and rich voice which permeates the prose and remains post-translation. I'd recommend this to any fan of heroic or dark fiction."-- SF Book Reviews

"Like Mieville and Gaiman, [Sapkowski] takes the old and makes it new ... fresh take on genre fantasy."-- Foundation

Andrzej Sapkowski is a renowned Polish fantasy novelist best known for creating the critically acclaimed "The Witcher" series. Born on June 21, 1948, in Łódź, Poland, Sapkowski's storied career in literature has cemented his standing as one of the most celebrated figures in modern fantasy writing. Prior to conjuring epic tales of monsters and magic, he pursued a career in economics and worked as a senior sales representative before venturing into writing. Sapkowski's prowess as a writer came to prominence after he won the third prize in the 1985 Polish science fiction and fantasy magazine, Fantastyka's story contest. This victory marked the beginning of his journey in writing, which led him to create the "The Witcher" series. The series is built around the protagonist Geralt of Rivia, a monster slayer navigating life in a world rife with medieval, supernatural elements, and moral ambiguity. Over the years, Sapkowski's riveting work has been adapted into various forms of media including TV series, films, and video games, thus amplifying his prominence on a global scale. Despite facing early criticisms, his unique blend of complex characters, rich world-building, and themes surrounding moral relativity and the grayness between good and evil, have collectively contributed to a lasting impact on readers and viewers around the world. While Sapkowski's legacy in fantasy literature continues to evolve, it is without a doubt, his intricate storytelling and unerring dedication to his craft that places him among the pantheon of great fantasy writers.

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