The Witcher (Book) | The Witcher Books Age Rating

Are you curious about the famous novel series The Witcher? want to know how many Witcher books are there? and the Witcher books, all information about, THE WITCHER NOVEL SERIES. The Witcher Book Series Age Rating and Parents Guide for the book as, if the reading of this book is good for your teenage kids or not? Read the complete article for more details.

How many Witcher Books are there?

The Witcher book series is a collection of 6 novels and this series of 6 includes fifteen short stories which are written by Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski. And the series is all about the main character of your favorite Netflix TV- SeriesThe Witcher” called Geralt of Rivia, a monster hunter who a magically enhanced and also possesses supernatural abilities because of his mutations. Geralt of Rivia has been described as a character embodying “the neo-liberal anti-politics” spirit of the Polish popular culture of the 1990s.

Andrzej Sapkowski starts to write The Witcher in 1986 as short stories. Andrzej Sapkowski published his first short story about The Witcher in the Fantastyka a Polish monthly fantasy and science fiction magazine. – a debut that led to the publishing success of The Witcher Saga. In 1999, as per the demands of the readers, Sapkowski wrote a series of a book of another 14 stories named The Witcher Saga. And in 2013 a final prequel novel Season of Storms.

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The book is described as a sect that has been followed in Poland and Central and Eastern European countries. These books have been translated into 37 languages and by December 2019, more than 15 million copies were sold worldwide. A film The Hexer and a popular Netflix series The Witcher, also some games such as The Witcher (2007), The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt are based on the book series The Witcher.

The Witcher Books Age Rating

I will recommend that the series of this book should be read by mature adults (18+) only, as This book contains a number of sexual scenes, some profanity, rape, murder, etc… not appropriate and also not easy to understand for children. 

What is the Correct Order to read The Witcher Books?

If you want to go deep in this series here is the correct order to read the Witcher Books. You should start with the short stories by this you will get familiar with all the interesting characters of the book and will get easy to understand the further books.

  1. The Last Wish (short stories)
  2. Sword of Destiny (short stories)

The Last Wish

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name: The Last Wish
Original Title: Ostatnie życzenie
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener: Fantasy, Fiction
Originally published: January 31, 1993
No. of Pages: 359

The Last Wish (short stories)Geralt of Rivia, is THE WITCHER A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose in life is: to destroy the monsters that were harmful to the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good. . . and in every fairy tale, there is a grain of truth. [Source: Publisher (Orbit)]

Sword of Destiny

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name: Sword of Destiny
Original Title: Miecz przeznaczenia
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener: Fantasy
Originally published: May 21st 1992
No. of Pages: 384

Sword of Destiny (short stories) Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, a man whose magic powers and lifelong training have made him a brilliant fighter and a merciless assassin. Yet he is no ordinary killer: he hunts the vile fiends that ravage the land and attack the innocent. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil; not everything fair is good . . . and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. [Source: Publisher (Orion)]

The Witcher Saga

The Witcher Saga is a collection of Blood of Elves, Time of Contempt, Baptism of Fire, The Tower of the Swallow, and The Lady of the Lake.

Blood of Elves

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name: Blood Of Elves
Original Title: Krew elfów
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener: Novel, Fantasy Fiction
Originally published: 1994
No. of Pages: 320

Blood of Elves- “For more than a hundred years humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, and now the races fight each other once again. In this tumultuous time, a child is born: Ciri. She has strange powers and a stranger destiny, for a prophecy names her as one with the power to change the world, for good or for evil.

The witcher Geralt has taken Ciri to relative safety, but it soon becomes clear that Ciri is not like the other witchers. As the threat of war hangs over the land, Geralt and Ciri are pursued by someone who understands exactly what the prophecy means- and exactly what Ciri’s power could do. This time Geralt may have met his match”–Back cover. [Source: Publisher (Orion)]

Time of Contempt

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name: Time of Contempt

Original Title: Czas pogardy

Author: Andrzej Sapkowski

Gener: Fantasy, Fiction

Originally published: 1995

No. of Pages: 331

Time of Contempt- Geralt the Witcher has fought monsters and demons across the land, but even he may not be prepared for what is happening to his world. The kings and armies are maneuvering for position, each fearing invasion from across the river, each fearing their neighbors more.

Intrigue, dissent, and rebellion are on all sides. The Elves and other non-humans are still suffering under decades of repression, and growing numbers join the commando units hidden deep in the forest, striking at will and then dissolving into the trees.

The Magicians are fighting amongst themselves, some in the pay of the kings, some sympathetic to the elves. And against this backdrop of fear and contempt Geralt and his lover Yennefer must protect Ciri, orphaned heir, and seek by all sides. For the prophecy rests on her, and whether she lives or dies she has the power to save the world – or perhaps end it. [Source: Publisher (Orion)]

Baptism of Fire

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name: Baptism of Fire
Original Title: Sword of Destiny
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener: Fantasy, Fiction
Originally published: 1996
No. of Pages: 352

Baptism of Fire- Geralt of Rivia is on a mission to save his ward, Ciri, and with her the world, in this third novel in the bestselling Witcher series that inspired the Netflix show and 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 has vanished 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. [Source: Publisher (Gollancz)]

The Tower of the Swallow

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Name: The Tower of the Swallow
Original Title: Wieża Jaskółki
Author: Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener: Fantasy, Fiction
Originally published: 1997
No. of Pages: 448

The Tower of the Swallow- Geralt the Witcher races to find his missing ward, Ciri, in this fourth novel in the bestselling Witcher series that inspired the Netflix show and video games. The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished.

Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life. But the net around her is closing. Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies determined to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous. [Source: Publisher (Orion)]

The Lady of the Lake

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name:The Lady of the Lake
Original Title:Pani Jeziora
Author:Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener:Fantasy, Fiction
Originally published:1996
No. of Pages:520

The Lady of the Lake- After walking through a portal in the Tower of the Swallow, thus narrowly escaping death, the Witcher girl, Ciri, finds herself in a completely different world. A world of the Elves. She is trapped with no way out. Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her homeworld. But this is Ciri, the child of prophecy, and she will not be defeated.

She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher, Geralt, and his companions – and also to try to conquer her worst nightmare. Leo Bonhart, the man who chased, wounded, and tortured Ciri, is still on her trail. And the world is still at war. [Source: Publisher (Gollancz)]

Standalone Novel

There is a standalone book is also available in the Witcher Books titled Season of Storm it is also called the prequel of the Witcher Saga.

Season of Storms

The Witcher Books Age Rating | (1986-2013)
Name:Season of Storms
Original Title:Sezon burz
Author:Andrzej Sapkowski
Gener:Fantasy, Fiction
Originally published:November 6th 2013
No. of Pages: 432

Season of Storms- Before he was Ciri’s guardian, Geralt of Rivia was a legendary swordsman. Season of Storms is an adventure set in the world of The Witcher, the book series that inspired the hit Netflix show and bestselling video games. Geralt. The witcher’s mission is to protect ordinary people from the monsters created with magic.

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A mutant who has the task of killing unnatural beings. He uses a magical sign, potions, and the pride of every witcher – two swords, steel, and silver. But what would happen if Geralt lost his weapons? Andrzej Sapkowski returns to his phenomenal world of The Witcher in a stand-alone novel where Geralt fights, travels and loves again, Dandelion sings and flies from trouble to trouble, sorcerers are scheming … and across the whole world, clouds are gathering. [Source: Publisher (Orion)]

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