Gunslinger - Dark Tower, Bk 1 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 qualities of a lone hero through the ages, from ancient myth to frontier wester... more »n legend.
The Gunslinger's quest involves the pursuit of The Man in Black, a liaison 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
Although I'm a Stephen King fan, I found this to be a very odd book with a not very likeable main character. HOWEVER, I had already ordered the 2nd book in the series and decided to give it a try. To my surprise, I'm hooked and am now reading the 4th book in the series.