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Wolves of the Calla: The Dark Tower Series, Book 5

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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. Readers 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.
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Full title wolves of the calla
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Last Update 2018-05-27 05:08:52AM
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display_description Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba

Wolves of the Calla is the highly anticipated fifth book in Stephen King's Dark Tower series—a unique bestselling epic fantasy quest inspired many years ago by The Lord of the Rings.
Set in a world of extraordinary circumstances, filled with stunning visual imagery and unforgettable characters, the Dark Tower series is unlike anything you have ever read. Here is the fifth installment.
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subject_facet Adventure stories, Adventure stories, American, Audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Epic fiction, Epic fiction, American, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction, American, Good and evil -- Fiction, Heroes -- Fiction, Roland (Fictitious character : King) -- Fiction, Roland (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
title_display Wolves of the Calla
title_full Wolves of the Calla / Stephen King ; illustrated by Bernie Wrightson, Wolves of the Calla The Dark Tower Series, Book 5, Wolves of the Calla [electronic resource] / Stephen King, Wolves of the Calla [sound recording] / Stephen King
title_short Wolves of the Calla
title_sub The Dark Tower Series, Book 5
topic_facet Adventure stories, American, Audiobooks, Epic fiction, American, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, American, Fiction, Good and evil, Heroes, Literature, Roland (Fictitious character : King), Roland (Fictitious character), Thriller