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The Road to the Dark Tower by Bev Vincent

The Road to the Dark Tower

The Road to the Dark Tower by Bev Vincent
Sep 28, 2004 | 368 Pages
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“Wonderful…opens doors to Roland’s world that not even I knew existed.  If you like The Dark Tower books, you’ll like this one. Enthusiastically recommended.”—Stephen King
“Bev Vincent is a true King insider….His book is essential to every reader of Stephen King’s magnificent work.”—Peter Straub

“Vincent proves himself a master of the Dark Tower world.”—Publishers Weekly
“An excellent and maybe even vital guide to King’s grand opus.”—Locus

Table Of Contents

The Road To The Dark TowerKey To Referenced Works

Introduction: More Worlds Than These
Chapter 1: The Long Journey to the Tower
Chapter 2: The Gunslinger (Resumption)
Chapter 3: The Drawing of the Three (Renewal)
Chapter 4: The Waste Lands (Redemption)
Chapter 5: Wizard and Glass (Regard)
Chapter 6: Wolves of the Calla (Resistance)
Chapter 7: Song of Susannah (Reproduction)
Chapter 8: The Dark Tower (Resumption)
Chapter 9: Related Works
The Stand
The Eyes of the Dragon
Rose Madder
and the Regulators
“The Little Sisters of Eluria”
“Low Men in Yellow Coats” (Hearts in Atlantis)
“Everything’s Eventual”
The Talisman and Black House
Chapter 10: Dramatis Personae
Roland Deschain of Gilead
John “Jake” Chambers
Eddie Dean (Edward Cantor Dean)
Susannah Dean, Odetta Susannah Holmes, Detta Susannah Walker, Mia
Father Donald Frank Callahan
Patrick Danville
The Men in Black, Walter o’Dim, Marten Broadcloak, Randall Flagg . . .
Mordred Deschain
The Crimson King (Ram Abbalah)
Stephen King
Chapter 11: Epics, Influences and Ka
Chapter 12: Art and the Act of Creation
Argument: Magnum Opus?
Appendix I: Timeline (Fact)Appendix II: Timeline (Fiction)Part 1: Mid-World
Part 2: Keystone Earth
Appendix III: Mid-World Glossary
Appendix IV: The Dark Tower on the Web
Stephen King Fan Pages
Appendix V: Synopses and notes form The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
Appendix VI: “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”
References and Acknowledgments

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