Tên Sách: Baptism of Fire
Now a Netflix original series
A deadly coup within the Wizard’s Guild leaves the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, gravely injured, and his ward Ciri missing in the third book of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix show and the hit video games.
The Wizards Guild has been shattered by a coup and, in the uproar, Geralt was seriously injured. The Witcher is supposed to be a guardian of the innocent, a protector of those in need, a defender against powerful and dangerous monsters that prey on men in dark times.
But now that dark times have fallen upon the world, Geralt is helpless until he has recovered from his injuries.
While war rages across all of the lands, the future of magic is under threat and those sorcerers who survive are determined to protect it. It’s an impossible situation in which to find one girl — Ciri, the heiress to the throne of Cintra — until a rumor places her in the Niflgaard court, preparing to marry the Emperor.
Injured or not, Geralt has a rescue mission on his hands.
Andrzej Sapkowski, winner of the World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement award, started an international phenomenon with his Witcher series.
Now, look out for The Tower of Fools, book one of Andrzej Sapkowski’s Hussite Trilogy, coming in October 2020
Witcher novelsBlood of Elves
The Time of Contempt
Baptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms
Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny
The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only)
Translated from original Polish by David French
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“One of the best and most interesting fantasy series I’ve ever read. Though it functions well as adventure fiction, it has added depth and value as satire and commentary on fantasy literature … Sapkowski is a genuine stylist.”–Nerds of a Feather
“Like Mieville and Gaiman, [Sapkowski] takes the old and makes it new … fresh take on genre fantasy.”–Foundation on The Last Wish
“Sapkowski’s The Last Wish is a great collection of short stories centered around a witcher, Geralt – a rare sorcerous breed who hunts down the monstrous but is feared by the innocent. With a wondrous mix of Eastern European folklore and myth, beautiful princesses, mischievous demons and where all is not as it seems, The Last Wish is a great read – perfect for dipping into or just reading cover to cover, as I did.”–Waterstones
“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
“This beautifully written character-based story from Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski … a refreshing champion.”–The Specusphere
“A breath of fresh air in a well-worn genre. Don’t miss it!”– Fantasy Book Review
“The Witcher delivers one of the most intense and rewarding role-playing experiences this year.”–GT Reviews on The Witcher video game
“The Lady of the Lake is, without any doubt, the best and most profound fantasy novel I have ever read. It is hard to put down, yet also a challenging and deeply rewarding book. And it is genuinely moving. I have never read a fantasy series like this, and suspect I never will again.”–Nerds of a Feather on The Lady of the Lake
“Like a complicated magic spell, a Sapkowski novel is a hodgepodge of fantasy, intellectual discourse, and dry humor. Recommended.”–Time
“Sapkowski has a phenomenal gift for narrative, inventing sensational events, creating a suggestive mood, and building up the suspense along with a dazzling, slightly cynical sense of humor.”–Jacek Sieradzki, Polityka on The Last Wish
“I really, really enjoyed this book … None of the characters in Sapkowski’s world are black or white; they are all shades of grey, including Geralt and the monsters.”–The Deckled Edge
“Sapkowski is very good at creating interesting, imaginative characters with unusual levels of depth to them … The Last Wish is an enjoyable book full of stories both melancholy and comic.”–The Wertzone
“New battle mechanics, a fantastic storyline, and a gritty setting make The Witcher one of the most engrossing, mature RPGs to arrive on the PC in years.”–Gamespot.com on The Witcher video game