The Witcher

22 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 181,932 ratings


Geralt of Rivia is The Witcher, a merciless hunter trained from an early age to slay deadly beasts. Now he must protect a prophesied child who has the power to change the world for good—or evil.

Discover the story that inspired a hit-selling video game, graphic novel and Netflix series starring Henry Cavill, Anya Chalotra and Adam Levy. 

Listen as award-winning narrator Peter Kenny transports you to a world fraught with tension and intrigue. His powerful performance brings to life action-packed scenes and captures the nuances of each and every character. With more than 50 audiobooks to his credit, Kenny’s narration is a truly magical listening experience that marries fantasy, historical fiction and adventure.

In The Witcher universe, humans, dwarves, gnomes and elves had lived together peacefully for more than a century. But times have changed and unrest is rampant. As the threat of war looms large, Geralt roams the land looking for assignments — never losing sight of his mission to protect the child of destiny. On his journey, Geralt realises that although some of his quarry are unremittingly vile, others are simply the victims of sin, evil or naivety.

The Witcher made its first appearance as a series of short stories in Polish science fiction and fantasy magazine Fantastyka in the mid-1980s. In the ensuing novel series, writer Andrzej Sapkowski expanded on The Witcher’s medieval fantasy world inspired by Slavic mythology. Sapkowski created an original language for the series known as Elder Speech, loosely based on Welsh, English, French, Irish, Latin and other languages.

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