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Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came

Advantages: A synopsis of the greatest series of books I have ever read!
Disadvantages: The longest review of all time.

...I am going to warn you now this review is going to be long. To do an overview of such an epic set of books any justice it must be. These books are the pride and joy of my collection so I feel an urge to share my ramblings with ...

dididave 25.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Dark Tower Collection - Stephen King

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A journey of 3854 steps (pages anyway)

Advantages: Takes you right through the whole journey
Disadvantages: Starts turning into some weird ego trip

When I first picked up the box set of the first 4 of this series I had no way of knowing how long it would take me to get to the end. I have always been a Stephen King fan, and a fantasy fan, so imagine my delight in finding the two combined :o) Th ...

SarahP 27.01.2005 · Read full review
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The Dark Tower awaits

Advantages: Great books, very enthralling
Disadvantages: Too much time between publications

...all you people out there still wondering what the craic is with Stephen King's 'The Dark Tower' series. This is going to be pretty long, but I think it has to be in order to explain everything I can. This is not an opinion on it as such, but a ...

phoenixcage 16.04.2002 · Read full review
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Surreal but vaguely familiar

Advantages: The surrealist setting
Disadvantages: The third novel and the mutants (you'll have to read)

The Dark Tower series was my first foray into Stephen King's work (I later found his horror to be a little trashy) and I was by no means disappointed. The series is best described as colourful, detailed and mildly disturbing as Roland the Gunslinger jour ...

Moograa 17.06.2001 · Read full review
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Alternative style really works for King

Advantages: An epic landscape that doesn't need lots of characters or dialogue as it paints the sotryline for itself
Disadvantages: Such a change from his normal style can either be a good or bad thing for readers

This should be in the FANTASY section!!! I refused to read this series at first, being a die-hard King fan I was extremely taken aback at his movement into what at fist glance is a completely different genre. Then, as any King reader will know, most of hi ...

marsden 24.07.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Dark Tower Collection - Stephen King

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