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The Gunslinger - Stephen King
The Gunslinger
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Beginning with a short story appearing in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1978, the publication of Stephen King's epic work of fantasy-what he considers to be a single long novel and his magnum opus-has spanned a quarter of a century. Set in a world of extraordinary... show more
Beginning with a short story appearing in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction in 1978, the publication of Stephen King's epic work of fantasy-what he considers to be a single long novel and his magnum opus-has spanned a quarter of a century. Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, The Dark Tower series is King's most visionary feat of storytelling, a magical mix of science fiction, fantasy, and horror that may well be his crowning achievement. In November 2003, the fifth installment, Wolves of the Calla, will be published under the imprint of Donald M. Grant, with distribution and major promotion provided by Scribner. Song of Susannah, Book VI, and The Dark Tower, Book VII, will follow under the same arrangement in 2004. With these last three volumes finally on the horizon, readers-countless King readers who have yet to delve into The Dark Tower and a multitude of new and old fantasy fans-can now look forward to reading the series straight through to its stunning conclusion. Viking's elegant reissue of the first four books ensures that for the first time The Dark Tower will be widely available in hardcover editions for this eager readership.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670032549 (0670032549)
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 231
Edition language: English
Series: The Dark Tower (#1)
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.5 Nothing happy about it, yet...
Well, I... Shit. This is ambitious as fuck, in the fiction and existential department.I don't like Roland, and I get that lofty ideals are useless from his position. But it's... He reminds me of that adage, the third part of which is that a man with only one reason to live is the most dangerous man ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Well that was good
When I was in high school, I read King. I mean, I really read King. I was told by my mother not to leave the books around the house because the title "The Dead Zone" had freaked out my young brother. Then I read three of his books in row that I didn't like - Deadzone, Salem's Lot, Tommyknockers. It ...
My Reading Temple ♥
My Reading Temple ♥ rated it
3.5 E niente..
Il fatto che sia un libro scritto in più anni si fa sentire. Decisamente.Essendo il primo libro dell'autore che leggo, mi aspettavo qualcosa di più..come dire..stupefacente. La lettura invece è andata abbastanza a rilento, immersa in un inseguimento che sembra non finire mai. Si giunge alla fine per...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
3.0 It's about time...
I am a huge Stephen King fan (since I was a teenager), and I read every book he writes, except the Dark Tower series. I'm not sure why I never read this series, but I own all the books. So, I'm finally reading it, well.... because it's being made into a movie. And actually, I decided to listen to ...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 The Gunslinger
Just wow. Stephen King has more imagination in his pinky nail than I do in my hole body. How does he come up with this stuff? This is a sort of otherworldly/post-apocalyptic story. It has a dark dry way about it. I feel like I'm not smart enough to get everything. I think I need to reread, but...
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