I Love the Dark Tower Books

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    These Books Are My Bible

    I've been reading the Dark Tower series by Stephen King since I was like 12. I am 26 now and have the Dark Tower tattooed on my left forearm and Blaine the Monorail on my back. I think that Wizard and Glass and Wolves of the Calla are my favorites. Song of Susannah shook my faith...
    Postman Postman
    26-30, M
    1 Response May 15, 2007

    Collection

    Does anyone else collect the books, graphic novels, etc. as an investment?  I have copies of all the first editions of books 1-7, The Gunslinger was really hard to find, took me about a year all in all.  If anyone else collects, let me know, it can be a lot of fun. ...
    MasterShake25 MasterShake25
    22-25
    Jun 6, 2009

    Took Some Time

    I loved the first four, but the writing style shift in books 5-7 took me awhile to love.  The first time a read the last book though I was so pissed, and I thought the ending was a complete cop out.  However, the more I thought about it the more I came to love the...
    newtexasfun newtexasfun
    22-25, M
    1 Response Aug 30, 2007

    The Little Prince

    I think he was inspired a little bit by this book because there is a little boy in the book who interacts with a very important rose.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 13, 2009

    It Raised The Bar

    I admit, I didn't read the Dark Tower books as they were coming out, and selling like hotcakes. But a few years ago I picked them up at the suggestion of a friend, and it has become the standard by which all books are measured. So, even though the books have been out awhile...
    ThatsJustMarvelous ThatsJustMarvelous
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 15, 2012

    Best Fantasy Series

      Stephen King, the most reliably readable author I’ve read. Prolific and consistently successful. The Dark Tower series ties up his horror novels with an almost plausible explanation for all the pains he's put characters through over his long career...
    smebro smebro
    22-25, M
    7 Responses May 20, 2007

    KA

    my fist tattoo was the Ka symbol..I never wanted a tattoo but my friend was so excited to get me one for my birthday...................it's interesting. When I tell people about it they are like " oh...coooooool"
    LunaLunita LunaLunita
    22-25, F
    Aug 12, 2013

    Reading Them With My Teenage Son

    I just finished Wolves of Calla and he just started Song of Susannah.  Great series
    UncertainNotions UncertainNotions
    56-60, M
    1 Response Mar 27, 2012

    Where Are The Movies?

    I've been waiting for the end of "LOST" since it began, and not just because I didn't care for it but also because the end was supposed to signal the beginning Of the epic journey ON SCREEN!     Alas,  Damon Lindelhof drops out of the Dark Tower project, and...
    MrHappyDaClown MrHappyDaClown
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Feb 7, 2010

    Dark Tower

    About two years ago I started reading Stephen King books. I've read over 20 of his books and have loved them all. After I finished the majors(Stand, Thinner,Salem's Lot, Carrie etc.) I was still looking for more this is when my local librarian pointed me toward the dark tower...
    stalveyrocks stalveyrocks
    16-17, M
    Oct 19, 2011

    The Man In Black....

    I started reading Stephen King when I was 10 and he's been scaring me to sleep ever since. I started the DT series when all but the last two books were released so I didn't have quite the wait between books as some. I've read and reread the entire series four times straight...
    someblonderedhead someblonderedhead
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2011

    I Want To Try This Series

    Well currently im reading Cabinet of Curiosities and it has intrigued me, I began to explore or get introoduced to this series "Dark Tower" back in 4th year HS, when I just finished reading Harry Potter and want a new series for me, I Read Dark Tower's back end and was quite...
    Loki0012 Loki0012
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 8, 2010

    Long Journey

    I started The Gunslinger in college and after several (maybe 7 or so) years finally finished the series. I'm excited for the new novel next year. I was really sad once I completed the series, not because of the ending, but because the long journey was over. I took a break in the...
    STLonewolf STLonewolf
    31-35, M
    Aug 5, 2011

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