WRITER

Andrzej Sapkowski

1948 - Today

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Andrzej Sapkowski (Polish: [ˈandʐɛj sapˈkɔfskʲi]; born 21 June 1948) is a Polish fantasy writer, essayist, translator and a trained economist. He is best known for his six-volume series of books The Witcher, which revolves around the eponymous "witcher," a monster-hunter, Geralt of Rivia. It began with the publication of Last Wish (1990), and was completed with the publication of standalone prequel novel Season of Storms (2013). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrzej Sapkowski has received more than 3,320,540 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Andrzej Sapkowski is the 431st most popular writer (down from 355th in 2019), the 83rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 71st in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Writer.

Andrzej Sapkowski is a Polish fantasy writer who is most famous for his Witcher series.

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Notable Works

Blood of elves
Fiction
Soon to be a major Netflix original series! The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix series and the blockbuster video games. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world -- for good, or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat. Witcher novelsBlood of ElvesThe Time of ContemptBaptism of FireThe Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok.
Boży bojownicy
Chrzest ognia
Blood of Elves
Fiction
Soon to be a major Netflix original series! The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, becomes the guardian of Ciri, surviving heiress of a bloody revolution and prophesied savior of the world, in the first novel of the New York Times bestselling series that inspired the Netflix series and the blockbuster video games. For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world -- for good, or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all. And the Witcher never accepts defeat. Witcher novelsBlood of ElvesThe Time of ContemptBaptism of FireThe Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeSeason of Storms Witcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of Destiny The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by Danusia Stok.
Ostatnie życzenie
The Last Wish
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Page views of Andrzej Sapkowskis by language

Over the past year Andrzej Sapkowski has had the most page views in the with 322,148 views, followed by Russian (170,161), and Polish (138,681). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Tatar (333.98%), Esperanto (137.65%), and Sakha (109.32%)

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 431 out of 7,302Before him are Alejandro Jodorowsky, Nadine Gordimer, Vladimir Vysotsky, Philip Roth, William of Rubruck, and Phaedrus. After him are Frank Herbert, Hector Malot, Al-Maʿarri, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Kurt Vonnegut, and Louis Aragon.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 23Before him are Olivia Newton-John, Antonín Panenka, Henning Mankell, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Marcello Lippi, and Sven-Göran Eriksson. After him are Abdulrazak Gurnah, John R. Bolton, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Maurizio Gucci, Klaus Meine, and George Tupou V.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 83 out of 1,694Before him are Tamara de Lempicka (1898), Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906), Kurt Alder (1902), Catherine Jagiellon (1526), and Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly (1761). After him are Carl Menger (1840), Robert Luther (1822), Friedrich Bergius (1884), Norbert Elias (1897), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), and Ferdinand von Richthofen (1833).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 8Before him are Adam Mickiewicz (1798), Wisława Szymborska (1923), Janusz Korczak (1878), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), and Gerhart Hauptmann (1862). After him are Władysław Reymont (1867), Osip Mandelstam (1891), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Alfred Döblin (1878), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), and Christa Wolf (1929).