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Last Wish, the (1993) [Novel]
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Geralt was always going to stand out, with his white hair and piercing eyes, his cynicism and lack of respect for authority... but he is far more than a striking-looking man. He's a witcher; his sorcerous powers, enhanced by elixers and long years of training, have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. He is no ordinary murderer, though: his targets are the vile fiends that ravage his land. preying on the unwary. But as he roams the country he comes to realise that first appearances are often deceptive: not everything monstrous-looking is evil, and not everything fair is good... and in every fairy tale, there is a gain of truth.

In his role as guardian of the innocent, Geralt, the witcher from Rivia, meets incestuous kings with undead daughters, vengeful djinns, rancorous maidens, shrieking harpies, love-lorn vampires and despondent ghouls. Many are pernicious, some are wicked, and none are quite as they seem...

Original title: Ostatnie Zyczenie
Original languages: Polish


Genre: FictionFantasyFairy Tales
FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

Edition #1: The Last Wish

The Last Wish (2007)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Danusia Stok
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Manifested in:

The Last Wish (2007)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Chatham, UK
Publisher: Gollancz
ISBN: 9780575077829
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Pages: 280

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