The Dark Tower (series)

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The Dark Tower is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen King that incorporate themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western.wikipedia
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The series, and its use of the Dark Tower, expands upon Stephen King's multiverse and in doing so, links together many of his other novels.
Ka is a plot element in Stephen King's Dark Tower series.

The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger

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In the preface to the revised 2003 edition of The Gunslinger, King also identifies The Lord of the Rings, Arthurian Legend, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly as inspirations.
It is the first volume in the Dark Tower series.

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The Dark Tower is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen King that incorporate themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western.
The Gunslinger was continued as an eight-book epic series called The Dark Tower, whose books King wrote and published infrequently over four decades.

The Dark Tower (2017 film)

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A film serving as a sequel to the events of The Dark Tower was released in August 2017.
An adaptation and continuation of Stephen King's novel series of the same name, the film stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, a gunslinger on a quest to protect the Dark Tower—a mythical structure which supports all realities—while Matthew McConaughey plays his nemesis, Walter Padick (The Man in Black) and Tom Taylor stars as Jake Chambers, a boy who becomes Roland's apprentice.

Roland Deschain

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He identifies Clint Eastwood's "Man with No Name" character as one of the major inspirations for the protagonist, Roland Deschain.
Roland Deschain of Gilead is a fictional character and the protagonist of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series.

Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came

The series was chiefly inspired by the poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" by Robert Browning, whose full text was included in the final volume's appendix.

The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower

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A film serving as a sequel to the events of The Dark Tower was released in August 2017.
It is the seventh and final book in his Dark Tower series.

List of The Dark Tower characters

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For most of the way, he is accompanied by a group of people who, together with him, form the [[List of characters from the Dark Tower series#Ka-tet of the Nineteen and Ninety-nine|Ka-tet of the Nineteen and Ninety-nine]], consisting of Jake Chambers, Eddie Dean, Susannah Dean, and Oy.
The Dark Tower is a series of eight novels written by American author Stephen King, which incorporate multiple genres including fantasy, science fantasy, horror and western.

Randall Flagg

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Among his many enemies on the way are The Man in Black, Mordred, and The Crimson King.
He has a variety of names, usually with the initial letters "R. F." but with occasional exceptions, such as Walter o'Dim (originally envisioned by King as a separate character) in The Dark Tower series and Marten Broadcloak.

'Salem's Lot

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Some of the principal books that are tied to this series, or that this series references, include It, The Stand, Salem's Lot, Insomnia, Hearts in Atlantis, The Eyes of the Dragon, The Shining, and Cell.
In his June 1983 Playboy interview, the interviewer mentioned that because it was his favorite, King was planning a sequel, but King has said on his website that because The Dark Tower series already continued the narrative in Wolves of the Calla and Song of Susannah, he felt there was no longer a need for a sequel.

Crimson King

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Among his many enemies on the way are The Man in Black, Mordred, and The Crimson King.
He is the primary antagonist of King's eight-volume Dark Tower series, as well as the novels Insomnia and Black House.

Robert Browning

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The series was chiefly inspired by the poem "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came" by Robert Browning, whose full text was included in the final volume's appendix.
Among living writers, Stephen King's The Dark Tower series and A. S. Byatt's Possession refer directly to Browning's work.

The Dark Tower II: The Drawing of the Three

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In an interview with Collider, Stephen King expressed hope for a sequel film in addition to the upcoming television series, suggesting that it should be R-rated, with Roland wearing a hat, and that it would include the "lobstrosities" from The Drawing of the Three.
It is the second book in The Dark Tower series, published by Grant in 1987.

The Eyes of the Dragon

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Some of the principal books that are tied to this series, or that this series references, include It, The Stand, Salem's Lot, Insomnia, Hearts in Atlantis, The Eyes of the Dragon, The Shining, and Cell.
The Eyes of the Dragon takes place entirely within the realm of Delain (which itself is located within In-World from The Dark Tower series, as established in "The Little Sisters of Eluria").

The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole

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The book, titled The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole, was announced on Stephen King's official site on March 10, 2011, and was published on April 24, 2012.
As part of The Dark Tower series, it is the eighth novel, but it is set chronologically between volumes four and five.

The Dark Tower VI: Song of Susannah

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It is the sixth book in his Dark Tower series.

Dark fantasy

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The Dark Tower is a series of eight books and one short story written by American author Stephen King that incorporate themes from multiple genres, including dark fantasy, science fantasy, horror, and Western.
Examples of these are Stephen King's The Dark Tower series, Peter Straub's Shadowland and Clive Barker's Weaveworld.

Ned Dameron

Ned Dameron produced cover artwork for many genre novels including The Dark Tower series by Stephen King, and The Second Generation by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman.

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The series has become a linchpin that is interwoven with, and ties together, much of King's body of work.

The Little Sisters of Eluria

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An adaptation of King's novella "The Little Sisters of Eluria", titled The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger - The Little Sisters of Eluria, began publication on December 8, 2010.
The tale features Roland of Gilead, whose quest for the Dark Tower is in its infancy; its events precede those of the body of the Dark Tower cycle, but occur after Roland's experiences in Mejis, as chronicled in The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass.

Michael Whelan

Whelan provided covers and interior illustrations for Stephen King's The Gunslinger and The Dark Tower, the first and last of his Dark Tower books.

Man with No Name

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He identifies Clint Eastwood's "Man with No Name" character as one of the major inspirations for the protagonist, Roland Deschain.