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Season of Storms[1] (Polish: Sezon burz) is the sixth Witcher novel and eighth overall book in the series written by Andrzej Sapkowski. It is not a follow-up to the spin-off of the Witcher series proper, but instead a midquel, set before "The Witcher" short story but after most of the other stories in The Last Wish.

The book was published in English on 22 May 2018 and translated by David French. It's available in hardcover, paperback, and digital format.

SynopsisEdit

Geralt of Rivia is a Witcher, one of the few capable of hunting the monsters that prey on humanity. A mutant who is tasked with killing unnatural beings. He uses magical signs, potions, and the pride of every Witcher - two swords, steel and silver.
But a contract has gone wrong, and Geralt finds himself without his signature weapons. Now he needs them back, because sorcerers are scheming, and across the world clouds are gathering.
The season of storms is coming...[2]

CharactersEdit

Translations Edit

  • Flag czech Czech: Bouřková sezóna, translated by Stanislav Komárek, (Leonardo, Ostrava 2014)
  • Flag germany German: Zeit des Sturms, translated by Erik Simon, (dtv, forthcoming in 03/2015)
  • Flag france French: La Saison des Orages, translated by Caroline Raszka-Dewez, (Milady, Montreal 2015)
  • Flag russia Russian: Сезон гроз, (AST, Moscow 11/2014)
  • Flag serbia Serbian: Sezona oluja, translated by Zorana Lutovac, (Čarobna knjiga, Beograd 10/2014)
  • Flag slovakia Slovak: Búrková sezóna translated by Karol Chmel (Plus, 2018)
  • Flag spain Spanish: Estación de tormentas, (Alamut, forthcoming in 2015)
  • Flag italy Italian: La stagione delle tempeste, (Nord, 2016)

Audio version Edit

In December 2014 Fonopolis and audioteka.pl released audio play based on Sezon burz, lasting about 13,5 hours and voiced by 84 actors, including Krzysztof Banaszyk (Vernon Roche in Assassins of Kings) as Geralt, Anna Dereszowska as Yennefer, Sławimir Pacek (minor characters in video games) as Dandelion, Karolina Gorczyca as Lytta Neyd and Krzysztof Gosztyła as narrator. It was the first book from The Witcher series released directly as audio play – previous books were released as classic audiobooks in 1990s, and re-released as audio plays in 2010s.[3]

Adaptations Edit

Part of the novel was adapted and expanded as The Witcher: Fox Children comic book by Dark Horse Comics. Blurp says that: Geralt's journey leads him aboard a ship of fools, renegades, and criminals—but some passengers are more dangerous than others, and one hides a hideous secret![4]

Gallery Edit

References Edit

  1. Book Depository.com
  2. Amazon's description
  3. Fonopolis studio website (in Polish)
  4. Dark Horse Comics website