The Gunslinger

The Gunslinger

Dark Tower I

Unknown - 1982
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Eerie, dreamlike, set in a world that is weirdly related to our own, The Gunslinger introduces Roland Deschain of Gilead, of In-World that was, as he pursues his enigmatic antagonist to the mountains that separate the desert from the Western Sea. Roland is a solitary figure, perhaps accursed, who with a strange singlemindedness traverses an exhausted, almost timeless landscape. The people he encounters are left behind, or worse-left dead. At a way station, however, he meets Jake, a boy from a particular time (1977) and a particular place (New York City), and soon the two are joined-khef, ka, and ka-tet. The mountains lie before them. So does the man in black and, somewhere far beyond...the Dark Tower.
Publisher: West Kingston, R.I. : Donald M. Grant, 1982.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780937986509
093798650X
9780937986516
0937986518
Branch Call Number: KING
Characteristics: 224 p., [6] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Whelan, Michael 1950-

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