The Dark Tower 1 The Gunslinger Author:Stephen King This heroic fantasy is set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace that is a dark mirror of our own. A spellbinding tale of good versus evil, it features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations--The Gunslinger, a haunting figure who embodies the lone hero through the ages, from ancient myth to frontier western legend. — The Gunsl... more »inger's quest involves the pursuit of The Man in Black, a liasion with the sexually ravenous Alice, and a friendship with the kid from Earth called Jake. Both grippingly realistic and eerily dreamlike, here is stunning proof of Stephen King's storytelling sorcery.« less
I haven't read any of Stephen King's previous works, but I thought that this book was really good. He words stuff like its a dream instead of what's actually happening, although I thought that the relationships that The Gunslinger, Roland, develops is sort of surface-y. Well, despite that, it was a really good book.