The Dark Tower V by Stephen King
Wolves of the Calla

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Wolves of the Calla is the highly anticipated fifth book in Stephen King’s Dark Tower series—a unique bestselling epic fantasy quest inspired many years ago by The Lord of the Rings.

Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, the Dark Tower series is unlike anything you have ever read. Here is the fifth installment.
 

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Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
 
Published November 4, 2003 by Scribner. 960 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Westerns. Fiction

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"Time is a face on the water," stretching and contorting reality as gunslingers Roland, Eddie, Susannah, Jake and their talking pet "billy-bumbler" Oy continue their quest to preven

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"A Good Marriage" explores the aftermath of a wife's discovery of her milquetoast husband's sinister secret life, while "Fair Extension," the book's most disturbing story, follows the relationship between a man and the best friend on whom he preternaturally shifts all his bad luck and misfortune.

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Henry Award for Best Short Story, confirming what King fans have known for years—that the author is not only immensely popular but immensely talented, a modern-day counterpart to Twain, Hawthorne, Dickens."The Man in the Black Suit" appears in this hefty collection, King's first since Nightmares ...

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King's third volume on Roland the gunfighter's search for the Dark Tower offers charming bits of whimsy, some splendidly tense moments and one rip-roaring horror scene.

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The sixth installment of this magnum opus stops short with the biggest cliffhanger of King's career, but readers at the edge of their seats need only wait a few short months (Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower will be released on September 21) to find out how—and if—King's fictional universe will co...

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If you have not read the first four books in the Dark Tower series, you don't even want to begin reading WOLVES OF THE CALLA: The Dark Tower V.

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At the end of The Dark Tower, King makes it clear Roland has the horn when he loops back to the start of his quest.

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There are some events in Hambry that are linked to Roland’s quest for The Dark Tower such as the vision Roland sees in the wizard’s glass ball that starts his obsession with reaching The Dark Tower but I still feel most of it isn’t necessary.

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Horror Happy Hour

This is vintage Stephen King, where the suspense and tension slowly ramp up until you simply have to finish the story in one sitting because there is no way you are setting this book down until you find out what happens!

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Horror Happy Hour

I picked up Roland’s quest for the Dark Tower very early on, with the first publishing of the second novel “The Drawing of the Three”.

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When we last left Roland the Gunslinger at the end of the first Dark Tower novel, he had finally caught up with the man in black (a.k.a Walter).

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Horror Happy Hour

I decided to re-visit “The Gunslinger” novels when King recently published a brand new Dark Tower novel.

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It was filed under Book Reviews and was tagged with Dave Girod, Stephen King, The Dark Tower 4, The Dark Tower IV, The Dark Tower IV book review, The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass.

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Horror Happy Hour

If Mia confronts Susannah in physical sense which seems to be implied when Mia tells Susannah her history, why doesn’t Susannah simply kill Mia?

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The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower (2004).

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At times I almost felt as though “The Wind Through the Keyhole” could’ve been a stand alone novel, and if King had fleshed out the Skin Man portion of the novel, this could’ve been published as two separate novels.

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Well I guess “Wind Through the Keyhold” actually makes this the 6th Dark Tower novel, and my guess is that with the next printing of each novel in this series the number scheme will be abandoned altogether.

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Michael Manley 19 Aug 2013

Rated the book as 5 out of 5