The Witcher season 2 returns novels to NYT bestseller list
The release of Netflix’s The Witcher season 2 once again puts author Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels at the top of the New York Times bestseller list.
by netflix The witcher introduced the fantasy world to a whole new audience with Season 1 and it looks like the long-awaited Season 2 accomplished the same, as evidenced by the fact that Andrzej Sapkowski’s novel series recently reached the bestseller list. -sellers of the New York Times for the second time.
At the time of writing, Sapkowski Blood of the Elves is found at no. 13 on the list. Series showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich responded to bestselling status on social media, saying, “I’ve expressed how much I prefer books to adaptations, and [The Witcher] is no exception: I’m delighted that our show inspires more and more people to return to the original works of Sapkowski, just like after S1. The more Witcher fans in any format, the better! “
I expressed how much I prefer books to adaptations, and #The witcher is no exception: I’m delighted that our show inspires more and more people to return to the original works of Sapkowski, just like after S1. The more Witcher fans in any format, the better! ♥ ️⚔️🐺 https://t.co/Rmh977JnGO
– Lauren S. Hissrich (@LHissrich) January 4, 2022
The unprecedented success of The witcher Season 1 in 2019 saw newcomers to the franchise immerse themselves in both the novel series, as well as CD Projekt Red. The witcher video game trilogy. Before the announcement of Blood of the Elvesbestseller position, Hissrich recalled the increase in sales of novels and called on fans to replicate the effect with season 2.
The gist of season 2 of The witcher adapts elements of Blood of the Elves, which constitutes the first real opus of Sapkowski witcher saga. However, the Netflix series features a variety of new twists and arcs for the fantastic characters, some of which have not been well received by some of the franchise’s enthusiastic fans. Season 2 saw a significant reception turnaround from The witcher Season 1, with critics praising the series while fans offering mixed reviews. Hissrich has explained and championed many of the show’s most substantial changes, including the death of a major novel character and the introduction of an all-new monster named Voleth Meir.
Regarding the disappearance of the witcher Eskel, the showrunner explained that his death served to advance the plot in a way that Blood of the Elves doesn’t, stating, “Her death is what changes everything for Geralt. I think it pushes Geralt to figure out what’s going on with Ciri and do it quickly, because he knows… he’s going to risk losing her and her. her brothers if he doesn’t. ”She also revealed that her demise was originally intended for an original character, but the writers discovered that it just didn’t have the same emotional impact.
The witcher Season 2 is available to stream on Netflix.
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