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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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    Joseph Ancell Kansas City, MO United States 12-22-15
    Joseph Ancell Kansas City, MO United States 12-22-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Another Dark Tower Down"

    Finished the 5th book. Forgot that this was the one he starts breaking the 4th wall. Now I can't decide if I want to take a break or go right into the next one.

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    "Another A+ entry"

    Another A+ entry in the most enjoyable Audible series I've had the pleasure to dive into.

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    "On My Third Time Around"

    This is the first of the final three books in the series and stands alone as Steve King channels Sergio Leone in a story where the gunslingers pause in their quest for the Tower to help a village reclaim its dignity in the face of oppressive raiders who will come to steal their children. It is a thrilling page-turner in which King mostly abandons his "King of Horror" reputation in favor weaving a tale that lets us get to know the ka-tet of the 99 and watch them fill out their personalities and characters as they prepare themselves for the journey ahead. Still, a demon lurks behind this story as Suzanna begins to worry about the consequences of her encounter in the Speaking Ring in Wastelands. It is a terriffic story.

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    Everything is 19...I'm hooked and I can't stop must listen more...once you start then you can't stop

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    "Don't like the narrators voices. I like the other."

    story is good. just don't like the narrators voices. I like the other one in the last novel of this series.

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    "meh"

    slowest yet, by far, of the dark tower series. all of the characters felt and sounded so different from Frank Muller's far superior reading. the wolves were built up for 20 hours only to leave me feeling disappointed. they were unworthy adversaries in every way. some cool parts I guess, but overall very disappointing. meh.

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    FrankOne Franks_5 06-23-15
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    "Wolves of Calla"

    Excellent story but a bit slow and drawn out where as preceeding book in this series were "sitting on the edge of your seat" type books.
    I can't wait for next book (right now!).

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    "Epic story."

    The 5th book in The Gunslinger series is very good. The only difficulty that I had was the switch in readers. The first 4 books were read by Frank Muller and loved them. The new reader is not bad but just not Frank. I do not recommend starting this book without reading the first four.

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    Jeff visalia, CA, United States 06-09-15
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    "good book"

    The reader isn't as good as Frank Muller, but he does a keep your attention. makes you want to hear the next book.

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    Timothy 06-02-15
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    "King is king"

    a strange and kikass story as only king can deliver. So may say it's too long but with stephen king stories there really is no such thing as too long

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