And those who have faithfully journeyed alongside Roland, Eddie, Susannah, Jake and Oy ever since will find their loyalty toward the series' creator richly rewarded. The tangled web of the tower's multiple worlds has manifested itself in many of King's other works— The Stand , Insomnia and Hearts in Atlantis , to name a few. As one character explains here, "From the spring of , when he typed the line The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed This philosophical exploration of free will and destiny may surprise those who have viewed King as a prolific pop-fiction dispenser.
But a closer look at the brilliant complexity of his Dark Tower world should explain why this bestselling author has finally been recognized for his contribution to the contemporary literary canon. With the conclusion of this tale, ostensibly the last published work of his career, King has certainly reached the top of his game.
And as for who or what resides at the top of the tower The many readers dying to know will have to start at the beginning and work their way up. On Poplar Street, apart from the impending storm, it's just a normal summer's day - with Frisbees flying, lawn mowers humming and barbeques grilling. As the paperboy makes his round, he is unaware of the chrome-red van idling up the hill The house looked right, felt right to Dr Louis Creed. Rambling, old, unsmart and comfortable. A place where the family could settle, the children grow and play and explore. The rolling hills and meadows of Maine seemed a world away from the fume-choked dangers of Chicago.
Only the occasional big truck out on the two-lane highway, grinding up through the gears, hammering down the long gradients, growled out an intrusive threat. But behind the house and far away from the road: But everything has changed. Coming back to the little community is like walking into a nightmare for Jim Gardener, poet, drunk, potential suicide.
It all looks the same: But it was in the woods that Bobbi stumbled over the odd, part-buried object and felt a peculiar tingle as she brushed the soft earth away. But everything is about to change. Described as 'the best thriller of the year' Sunday Express, the No. A cat-and-mouse suspense thriller featuring Bill Hodges, a retired cop who is tormented by 'the Mercedes massacre', a case he never solved. Brady Hartsfield, perpetrator of that notorious crime, has sent Hodges a taunting letter. The final volume sees gunslinger Roland on a roller-coaster mix of exhilarating triumph and aching loss in his unrelenting quest to reach the dark tower.
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Roland's band of pilgrims remains united, though scattered. Susannah-Mia has been carried off to New York to give birth. Terrified of what may happen, Jake, Father Callahan and Oy follow. Roland and Eddie are in Maine, looking for the site which will lead them to Susannah.
As he finally closes in on the tower, Roland's every step is shadowed by a terrible and sinister creation. And finally, he realises, he may have to walk the last dark strait alone You've come this far, come a little farther, come all the way, the sound you hear may be the slamming of the door behind you. Welcome to The Dark Tower. I'm done with you Stephen King. Why do you hurt me? I no longer know what to do with my life. Loved it but I think the performance can be better. The voice acting wasnt the best.
What an epic journey.
A thoroughly good read from the first book to the last. From the beginning to the end the Dark tower series is without parallel. A fitting conclusion to the Dark Tower saga. Bitter sweet just as the life of its main character Roland. The Dark Tower again? Yes, I would listen to the entire series again.
The reader has the most perfect voice for this type of book, he plays the characters perfectly and allows you to get lost in the story. The Dark Tower to, and why? The Dark Tower series is on par with J. Tolkien's Lord of The Rings. It is the story of a great quest, a quest to end or save the world. Every character breathes life into the story leaving you wanting more. Definitely cannot put these books down.
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Which character — as performed by George Guidall — was your favourite? I think George's voice for Suzannah is the funniest, he does it well but its still funny to hear him talking as a southern madam. Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?
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This book is what it feels like to be bi-polar. One moment you're in stiches, the next you're a blubbering mess! I don't want to give too much away but, it will definitely pull at your heart strings one way or another. Stephen King is one of the best writers ever to grace this earth.
I would recommend this book if you are a lover of fantasy, horror or science fiction. It has so many elements that it would be impossible to not please every reader out there.
This is a very good story well worth listening too. What did you like best about this story? It's a good mix of sifi and adventure. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? The story keeps you coming back for more.
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This series is nothing short of astonishing. Read it now, for your fathers sake. Fantastic story, gonna miss Roland and his Ka Tets. So sad to leave them, however Finders Keepers awaits.
I sadly knew the twist but honestly experiencing it is better than just knowing. Feel the need to finish the tale got in the way of the pace of the story. If you are reading this review, I can only guess you have either never read any of the dark tower series or you have read other books and are looking to finish the journey. Long days an pleasant nights. A truly fantastic end to one of the best book series ever written. The book also finishes with the poem that inspired it. The Dark Tower By: Stephen King Narrated by: The Dark Tower , Book 7 Length: People who bought this also bought The Dark Tower I: The Eyes of the Dragon By: The Talisman Talisman, Book 1 By: Stephen King, Owen King Narrated by: