Category Archives: Dark Tower

The Dark Tower V: Wolves of the Calla

Novel * Stephen King* The Rose Is In Grave Danger * 2003 Synopsis While the writing process of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has always been… erratic, there is a clear line of demarcation between the first four volumes and … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass

Novel * Stephen King * Sadness, Pathos, and Despair * 1997 Synopsis After sitting on just the worst cliff-hanger for six… freaking… years, Wizard and Glass was a bit of a disappointment at first. In retrospect, I set myself up … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower III: The Waste Lands

Novel * Stephen King * Entropy, Man * 1991 Synopsis This novel is where the series really hits its stride. I hesitate to call it Peak Tower, only because the fourth is just so goddamn good, but insofar as the … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

Novel * Stephen King * Fish Out of Water, With a Twist!* 1987 Synopsis The second stanza of The Dark Tower epic – full pretentious points, thank you – is pretty much exactly what the title promises. At the end … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger

Novel * Stephen King * The World Has Moved On * 1982 Synopsis The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed. That’s… a surprisingly thorough summary of the action in this book. The original Dark Tower … Continue reading

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