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10 Fantasy Novels To Read If You Love The Lord Of The Rings

10. The Witcher

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Most famous for the seminal video game series and now a critically acclaimed Netflix show, The Witcher saga is comprised of five novels penned by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowksi. Two short story collections and one standalone novel flesh out the series further, ensuring there's plenty to keep any fantasy fan occupied for quite some time.

Incorporating a number of figures from traditional Polish and Central European mythology, The Witcher serves as a comprehensive guide to Slavic mythology, while carving out a story all of its own.

The series follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, a witcher tasked with protecting Ciri, the princess of a recently conquered kingdom,

The Witcher follows the adventures of Geralt of Rivia a witcher -- a well-trained monster hunter -- who is tasked to protect the princess Ciri after her kingdom was invaded, and their entwined destinies are revealed.

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