The Witcher: Blood of Elves (1994) by Andrzej Sapkowski

Where the first two novels in THE WITCHER series were short story collections, the bulk of the series is the five-novel saga that follows them, starting here with BLOOD OF ELVES. Structurally, it makes for quite a change. Gone are the charms of author Andrzej Sapkowski’s riffs on fairytales, gone is the tightness of structure…