Drawing of the Three: The Dark Tower II

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9780142800386: Drawing of the Three: The Dark Tower II

THE DARK TOWER FANTASY SEQUENCE CREATES A MYTH. THE GUNSLINGER, A MAN IN TATTERED BLACK WITH TWO ANCIENT AND VAST 45'S IS ON A QUEST IN AN ALTERNATIVE WORLD. FROM TIME TO TIME A DOOR OPENS UP BETWEEN THIS PARALLEL UNIVERSE AND OUR OWN LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURYURBAN CIVILISATION. PEOPLE UNDER INTENSE PSYCHOLOGICAL PRESSURE AND IN EXTREME DANGER CAN PASS THROUGH THE GATE INTO THE OTHER UNIVERSE AND BY THIS PROCESS THE GUNSLINGER COLLECTS A STRANGE CREW OF MISFITS TO JOIN HIM IN THE QUEST. THE FIRST IS RICK, A STREET-WISE KID FROM NEW YORK WITH A SEVERE HEROIN PROBLEM AND A NO-HOPER OLDER BROTHER TO WHOM HE FEELS DESPERATELY BEHOLDEN. THE RULES THAT GOVERN TH MATERIAL WORLD ARE NOT CHANGED BY GOING THROUGH THE GATE SO RICK'S FIRST EXPERIENCE IN THE GUNSLINGER'S DOMAIN IS THAT OF COLD-TURKEY HEROIN WITHDRAWL. THE SECOND PERSON TO JOIN THEM ON THE QUEST IS A VERY DANGEROUS BLACK WOMAN WHO IS COMPLETELY SCHIZOPHRENIC. 05/09/88 PROD LAUNCH--100000X79PX$6.99(80000X81P). DEMY.400PP+10PP COLOUR INSET. 19/9/88--BETTER PAPER ,LESS BULK THAN VOL.1-TAMLUX 80GSM.SUB-70000. A GREY ACCOUNTANT, CAPABLE OF SPASMS OF APALLING RAGE. IN NEITHER UNIVERSE IS THERE ANYTHING REMOTELY CUTE. THIS EPIC FANTASY IS THE AUTHENTIC VOICE OF THE 1980S. IT IS STRANGE AND EDGY WITH AN ATMOSPHERE OF ITW OWN. IT IS PROJETED TO EXTEND TO SIX VOLUMES - LARGER THAN TOLKIEN AND MERCIFULLY FREE OF ELVES AND FAIRIES.

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Roland of Gilead, the Last Gunslinger, encounters four doors which open to 1980s America, where he joins forces with the defiant Eddie Dean and courageous, volatile Odetta Holmes. And confronts deadly serial killer Jack Mort.



As the titanic forces gather, a savage struggle between underworld evil and otherworldly enemies conspire to bring an end to Roland's quest for the Dark Tower...



Masterfully weaving dark fantasy and icy realism, THE DRAWING OF THE THREE compulsively propels readers toward the next chapter.



And the Tower is closer...

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Further adventures in the realm of the Dark Tower, as the Last Gunslinger battles savage evil.

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Published by Penguin Audio (2003)
ISBN 10: 0142800384 ISBN 13: 9780142800386
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