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Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower) - Stephen King, Dave McKean
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[SR: 3590831], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781880418383], Donald M Grant Publishers,US, Donald M Grant Publishers,US, Book, [PU: Donald M Grant Publishers,US], 1997-12-31, Donald M Grant Publishers,US, Wizard and Glass, the fourth episode in King's white-hot Dark Tower series, is a sci-fi/fantasy novel that contains a post-apocalyptic Western love story twice as long. It begins with the series' star, world-weary Roland, and his world-hopping posse (an ex-junkie, a child, a plucky woman in a wheelchair, and a talking dog-like pet named Oy the Bumbler) trapped aboard a runaway train. The train is a psychotic multiple personality that intends to commit suicide with them at 800 m.p.h.--unless Roland and pals can outwit it in a riddling contest. It's a great race, for the mind and pulse. Films should be this good. Then comes a 567-page flashback about Roland at age 14. It's a well-marbled but meaty tale. Roland and two teenage friends must rescue his first love from the dirty old drooling mayor of a post-apocalyptic cowboy town, thwart a civil war by blowing up oil tanks, and seize an all-seeing crystal ball from Rhea, a vampire witch. The love scenes are startlingly prominent and earthier than most romance novels (they kiss until blood trickles from her lip). After an epic battle ending in a box canyon to end all box canyons, we're back with grizzled, grown-up Roland and the train-wreck survivors in a parallel world: Kansas in 1986, after a plague. The finale is a weird fantasy takeoff of The Wizard of Oz. Some readers will feel that the latest novel in King's most ambitious series has too many pages--almost 800--but few will deny it's a page-turner., 279256, Contemporary, 279254, Fantasy, 4034595031, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books, 279257, Epic, 279254, Fantasy, 4034595031, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1025612, Subjects, 266239, Books

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"Yes", Blaine said at last. "I agree. If I solve. All the riddles you ask me, I will take you with me to the place where the path ends in the clearing. If one of you tells a riddle I cannot solve, I will spare your lives and leave you in Topeka, from whence you may continue your quest for the Dark Tower, if you so choose. Have I understood the terms and limits of your proposal correctly, Roland son of Steven?" "Yes". There was a moment of silence, broken only by the hard steady throb of the slo-trans turbines bearing them on across the waste lands, bearing them along the Path of the Beam toward Topeka, where Mid-World ended and End-World-began. "So", cried the voice of Blaine. "Cast your nets, wanderers try me with your questions, and let the contest begin". It is with this bargain that The Waste Lands ends; it is with this bargain that Wizard and Glass begins. This long awaited sequel designed and illustrated by artist Dave McKean features eighteen full page color paintings, seven black & white drawings and runs over 800 pages. This First Edition is being published in a 1,200 copy two volume slipcased edition signed by both Stephen King and Dave McKean and in a single volume 40,000 copy Limited Trade Hardcover Edition. The Dark Tower, Vol. 4: Wizard and Glass Stephen;McKean, Dave King, Donald m Grant Pub Inc

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[SR: 434863], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781880418383], Donald m Grant Pub Inc, Donald m Grant Pub Inc, Book, [PU: Donald m Grant Pub Inc], Donald m Grant Pub Inc, This is the fourth book of the bestselling Dark Tower series, a work of epic scope and vision that has creeped into the worlds of The Stand, Insomnia, The Talisman, Black House, Hearts in Atlantis, Salem's Lot, and other familiar King haunts., Frank Muller, the recognized virtuoso of audiobook narration (The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption), takes on Stephen King's Goliath tale of sorcerers, time travelers, and sci-fi love. Totaling more than 27 hours and spanning 18 cassettes, Wizard and Glass requires the listener to love Muller's Hannibal Lecter-like voice--either that or suffer in audio hell for the equivalent of three full working days. While some might find his breathy staccatos irritating at best, others will find his voice the perfect accompaniment to King's creepy characters and nightmarish plots. (Running time: 27 hours, 18 cassettes), 10129, Contemporary, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 16197, Epic, 16190, Fantasy, 25, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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[SR: 434863], Hardcover, [EAN: 9781880418383], Donald m Grant Pub Inc, Donald m Grant Pub Inc, Book, [PU: Donald m Grant Pub Inc], Donald m Grant Pub Inc, This is the fourth book of the bestselling Dark Tower series, a work of epic scope and vision that has creeped into the worlds of The Stand, Insomnia, The Talisman, Black House, Hearts in Atlantis, Salem's Lot, and other familiar King haunts., Frank Muller, the recognized virtuoso of audiobook narration (The Green Mile, The Shawshank Redemption), takes on Stephen King's Goliath tale of sorcerers, time travelers, and sci-fi love. Totaling more than 27 hours and spanning 18 cassettes, Wizard and Glass requires the listener to love Muller's Hannibal Lecter-like voice--either that or suffer in audio hell for the equivalent of three full working days. While some might find his breathy staccatos irritating at best, others will find his voice the perfect accompaniment to King's creepy characters and nightmarish plots. (Running time: 27 hours, 18 cassettes), 10129, Contemporary, 17, Literature & Fiction, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 16197, Epic, 16190, Fantasy, 25, Science Fiction & Fantasy, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books

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The Dark Tower IV - Wizard and Glass +++ incredible original hand-illustration(!) by Dave Mckean +++ signed +++, - King, Stephen
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[EAN: 9781880418383], [PU: Hampton Falls, Donald M. Grant,], Children's Fiction|General, Fiction|Action & Adventure|General, Psychological, Fiction|Science Fiction|Alternate & Parallel Worlds, Fiction|Science Fiction|Heroic, Fiction|Science Fiction|Quest, Fiction|Fantasy|Epic, Us first edition (text in English), first printing, beautifully hand-illustrated(!) by Dave McKean opposite title page. Black boards with gilt title on spine. Fine unread book from a smoke-free environment, no blemishes at all, remarkably fresh! Trade edition signed by McKean only. A true collector s book, as such elaborate hand-illustrations by Dave McKean are extremely rare! Shipped bubble-wrapped in sturdy card-box. SKU K19c k19c Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 550

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Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower)
Author:

Stephen King, Dave McKean

Title:

Wizard and Glass (The Dark Tower)

ISBN:

188041838X

Wizard and Glass, the fourth episode in King's white-hot Dark Tower series, is a sci-fi/fantasy novel that contains a post-apocalyptic Western love story twice as long. It begins with the series' star, world-weary Roland, and his world-hopping posse (an ex-junkie, a child, a plucky woman in a wheelchair, and a talking dog-like pet named Oy the Bumbler) trapped aboard a runaway train. The train is a psychotic multiple personality that intends to commit suicide with them at 800 m.p.h.--unless Roland and pals can outwit it in a riddling contest.

It's a great race, for the mind and pulse. Movies should be this good. Then comes a 567-page flashback about Roland at age 14. It's a well-marbled but meaty tale. Roland and two teen homies must rescue his first love from the dirty old drooling mayor of a post-apocalyptic cowboy town, thwart a civil war by blowing up oil tanks, and seize an all-seeing crystal ball from Rhea, a vampire witch. The love scenes are startlingly prominent and earthier than most romance novels (they kiss until blood trickles from her lip).

After an epic battle ending in a box canyon to end all box canyons, we're back with grizzled, grown-up Roland and the train-wreck survivors in a parallel world: Kansas in 1986, after a plague. The finale is a weird fantasy takeoff on The Wizard of Oz Some readers will feel that the latest novel in King's most ambitious series has too many pages--almost 800--but few will deny it's a page-turner.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781880418383
ISBN (ISBN-10): 188041838X
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Publishing year: 1997
Publisher: Hampton Falls, Donald M. Grant,

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