Time of Contempt : The Witcher Saga

  • by Andrzej Sapkowski
  • Narrated by Peter Kenny
  • Series: The Witcher Saga
  • 11 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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 manoeuvring for position, each fearing invasion from across the river, each fearing their neighbours 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 sought 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. Read by Peter Kenny.

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Fantastic

I am native polish speaker, this is brilliant translation, even better voice recording - Mr Kenny thank you! , The use of the wide variety of accents available in English facilities the story well and improves the experience. Choice of welsh accent for dwarves is a touch of genius - made me chuckle more than I expected. Can't wait to for Lady of the Lake. Bring it on!
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- Ernest Lewandowski

If you like Iain M Banks you will enjoy this

What made the experience of listening to Time of Contempt the most enjoyable?

Peter Kenny superb as always


What other book might you compare Time of Contempt to, and why?

Any Iain Banks book. In fact I think this is Mr Banks (!)


What does Peter Kenny bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

If I see Peter is the narrator I am likely to buy the book. Simply the best.


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- Tofino

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-03-2014
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Group