The Last Wish Audiobook is the first of the two collections of short stories preceding the main Witcher Saga, written by Polish fantasy writer Andrzej Sapkowski. The collection contains six short stories interspersed with a continuing frame story; Geralt of Rivia, after having been injured in battle, rests in a temple. During that time he has flashbacks to recent events in his life, each of which forms a story of its own.
The Last Wish Audiobook – Novel Review And Details:
The first Polish edition was published in 1993 the first English edition was first published in 2007. The book has also been translated into several other languages. The book is based on fantasy fiction theme and was first originally published in Poland. The book’s first edition came out in 1993 by the Super Nova Publishers and a second version followed in 2007 by the Gollancz publishers.
The Last Wish: Storyline:
The Voice of Reason begins with Geralt, slumbering, awakened by the entrance of Iola, who proceeds to make love to him. Afterward, he falls asleep. Here Geralt dreams of his encounter in Wyzim with a striga. The story begins with Geralt entering Vizima. Shortly afterward, he kills three men in a bar fight. He is escorted to Velerad, the elderly castellan of Vizima. Near the beginning of King Foltest’s reign, he got his sister, Adda, pregnant. Both Adda and her baby daughter died shortly after birth and were buried together in a double coffin. Seven years later, the daughter awoke, having become a Striga, and slaughtered the inhabitants of the palace.
Critical Acclaim & Reception:
In 2011, Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk gave U.S. President Barack Obama diplomatic presents, as is custom, on his visit to Poland. One of these was a signed copy of The Last Wish.
About Author (Andrzej Sapkowski):
Andrzej Sapkowski is a Polish fantasy writer who was born in Poland on August 1948.He is best known for his book series, The Witcher. His books have been translated into about into more than twenty international languages.