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Wolves of the Calla Audiobook

Wolves of the Calla: Dark Tower V

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Publisher's Summary

Roland Deschain and his ka-tet are bearing southeast through the forests of Mid-World, the almost timeless landscape that seems to stretch from the wreckage of civility that defined Roland's youth to the crimson chaos that seems the future's only promise. Followers of Stephen King's epic series know Roland well, or as well as this enigmatic hero can be known. They also know the companions who have been drawn to his quest for the Dark Tower: Eddie Dean and his wife, Susannah; Jake Chambers, the boy who has come twice through the doorway of death into Roland's world; and Oy, the Billy Bumbler.

In this long-awaited fifth novel in the saga, their path takes them to the outskirts of Calla Bryn Sturgis, a tranquil valley community of farmers and ranchers on Mid-World's borderlands. Beyond the town, the rocky ground rises toward the hulking darkness of Thunderclap, the source of a terrible affliction that is slowly stealing the community's soul. One of the town's residents is Pere Callahan, a ruined priest who, like Susannah, Eddie and Jake, passed through one of the portals that lead both into and out of Roland's world.

As Father Callahan tells the ka-tet the astonishing story of what happened following his shamed departure from Maine in 1977, his connection to the Dark Tower becomes clear, as does the danger facing a single red rose in a vacant lot off Second Avenue in midtown Manhattan. For Calla Bryn Sturgis, danger gathers in the east like a storm cloud. The Wolves of Thunderclap and their unspeakable depredation are coming. To resist them is to risk all, but these are odds the gunslingers are used to, and they can give the Calla folken both courage and cunning. Their guns, however, will not be enough.

Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, The Dark Tower series is unlike anything you've ever heard. Here is Stephen King's most visionary piece of storytelling, a magical mix of fantasy and horror that may well be his crowning achievement. Don't miss the other volumes of Stephen King's The Dark Tower.

©2003 Stephen King; (P)2003 Simon & Schuster, Inc., All Rights Reserved, Audioworks is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division, Simon & Schuster, Inc.

What the Critics Say

"Gonna be a humdinger of a fight! Fore and aft of the showdown, King stuffs the book with juice...One of the greatest cavalcades in popular fiction is back on track." (Booklist)
"The high suspense and extensive character development here...plus the enormity of King's ever-expanding universe, will surely keep his 'Constant Readers' in awe." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Mary 05-21-15
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    this entire series is GREAT! King is one of my favorites. Been reading and listening to his books for years.

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    nathan 05-12-15
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    "RIP Frank"

    The story is good, as are all the others in the series. The loss of Frank Muller as the narrator is a big blow to the performance. The recording is terrible, long blank spots, chapters cut off in mid sentence.

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    Thomas dawsey 04-23-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Won't disappoint."

    The story was immersive and suspenseful. With Frank Muller gone, it was an adjustment, but well done nonetheless. Long days and pleasant nights.

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    Anthony L. Ashpaugh 04-12-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent continuation of a great story!"

    Steven King has once again penned a great continuation of the Dark Tower series. His ability to keep this story gripping and exciting. I have never been a fan of his other horror works but this series has hooked me. I think this is one of the best ongoing series I have ever read.

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    Eric 04-11-15
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    "New narration is hard to deal with at first"

    Made me really said to hear that Frank Muller crashed his motorcycle and now can't do voice work. It's hard at first with the new character voices and all but it gets better. The book was awesome because it's the dark tower but was one of the slower reads in the series so far. Hope the next one is better. Great series

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    This is one of my favorites of the series. This is where it really starts to take a new turn. It is just so amazing. I have read all of them a number of times so I know what happens next in all, now. I've also listen to them too many times to name. The new narrator does an amazing job. It likes to have killed me waiting for the next one the first time I read it though. So if you have made it this far go ahead and get all of them now.

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    Larry 04-08-15
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    "Great story"

    As always, Stephen King's stories are great. I enjoyed every minute. Can't wait to hear the next one. Thanks for the time.

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    Thomas Omaha, NE, USA 03-23-15
    Thomas Omaha, NE, USA 03-23-15 Member Since 2010
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    I loved it. I have listened to this story 4 or 5 times. As usual Stephen King is very descriptive of the scenery the feelings and George Guidell has an awesome performance.

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    "Give Guidell a break. There was only one Muller."

    Great book, great narration from a guy who had a really tough act to follow. I think Mr. King found the best available.

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    Peggy A. Corino Burleson, TX 02-14-15
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    Another great story into the world of Roland & The Black Tower. Keeps you on the seat of your chair.

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