Blood of Elves has ratings and reviews. Claire said: I struggled a lot with this book: I wanted to like it, since I’ve heard really good thi. Blood of Elves [Andrzej Sapkowski] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Geralt the Witcher-revered and hated-holds the line against the . Blood of Elves (Polish: Krew elf√≥w) is the first novel in the Witcher saga written by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is a sequel to the Witcher short story collections Sword.

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The girl Ciri, child of promise and prophecy yes a common motif in fantasy and folklore who was promised to the Witcher before she sa;kowski born.

Blood of Elves

You don’t have to kill your feelings. Sapkowski definitely has a flare for writing adventure and action, even experienced through the lens of translation.

Combining traditional fantasy with Polish folklore, Sapkowski’s Witcher series has been translated into seven languages, made into a TV series and most recently converted into a computer game. I did try, and it was tolerable for a little bit Sapkowski’s sense of humour is exactly within my tastes too: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This is the first book in which Triss appears and while I was geared up to immediately feel bitterness towards her, none of Sapkowski’s characters end up deserving that.

To me it felt like Ciri was real I jumped right into this after reading “The Last Wish” expecting something similar in terms of pacing and structure.


Blood Of Elves by Andrzej Sapkowski

New Mod Special – Blood of Elves. Maybe, it is partially because I just finished playing “The Wild Hunt” but now I am Kicking myself for not having read the stories sooner or at least prior to playing the game. Blood of Elves quickly fixes that, and traditionally feels like the andrzeej stories from the video game series. And then I reach the end which is obviously not The End but a set-up for The Next Book, which was first published in Want to know why? The poor Witcher was doing all he could and even more to prove that destiny does not exists – sapiowski least in his case, only to fail spectacularly.

View all 19 comments. So, while testing, and I think how to write criticism criticism of “Apocalypse: The only event that could be considered as such was a confrontation at the eighty percent mark and then we were gifted a Ciri training session to conclude.

But starting from there starts the disaster. Ciri no tiene de momento el carisma de Geralt.

It focuses more on the actual storyline, which sapkowsko quite fortunately intriguing enough to pull you in and never let go. Last 50 pages were just plain boring. The characters are well thought-of and the spry pace of the add to the reading experience.

Yannis from Greece I could hardly read 5 pages without needing a pause, especially during the first half of the book, which describes many scenes of the characters’ everyday lives. Feb 18, Celise rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dandelion is saved by the timely arrival of Yennefer, who engages in a short magic duel with Rience. Refresh and try again. To me it felt like Ciri was really the main character of this book, rather than Geralt though he certainly had a major part to play, which was actually just fine because Ciri is awesome.


Books by Andrzej Sapkowski. Some would expect I would ditch this series but I won’t.

Blood of Elves (The Witcher, #3) by Andrzej Sapkowski

I’m gutted we don’t see more of one of my favourite characters, the womanising troubadour Dandelion. Dwarves are killing their kinsmen, and elves are murdering humans and elves, at least those elves who are friendly to humans Maybe the book reads better in its native Polish than in the English translation, but that’s something I’ll never learn. I can’t og it enough that this book is so much deeper and more enjoyable if you’ve read what comes beforehand.

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The Last Wish and Sword of Destiny. The IDEA of the world is good, but the the execution falls flatter than a six month old steam-rollered cat. I’ve read a few bad books in my life.