The Dark Tower V

Wolves of the Calla

Book #5 of The Dark Tower
Illustrated by Bernie Wrightson

About The Book

Now 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.

About The Author

Photograph © Shane Leonard

Stephen King is the author of more than sixty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includes The Institute, Elevation, The OutsiderSleeping Beauties (cowritten with his son Owen King), and the Bill Hodges trilogy: End of WatchFinders Keepers, and Mr. Mercedes (an Edgar Award winner for Best Novel and an AT&T Audience Network original television series). His novel 11/22/63 was named a top ten book of 2011 by The New York Times Book Review and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. His epic works The Dark Tower and It are the basis for major motion pictures, with It now the highest grossing horror film of all time. He is the recipient of the 2018 PEN America Literary Service Award, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.

About The Illustrator

Bernie Wrightson (1948–2017) was a comic illustrator and horror artist best known as the cocreator of Swamp Thing and for his adaptation of the novel Frankenstein, both featuring his trademark intricate pen and brushwork. He worked on Spider-Man, Batman, and The Punisher, and provided painted covers for the DC Comics Nevermore and Toe Tags, among many others. As a conceptual artist, Bernie worked on many movies, including Ghostbusters, The Faculty, Galaxy Quest, George Romero’s Land of the Dead, and Frank Darabont’s The Mist.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Scribner (November 4, 2003)
  • Length: 736 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780743255103

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Raves and Reviews

One gets the feeling that this colossal story means a lot to King, that he's telling it because he has to....he's giving The Dark Tower everything he's got.

– San Francisco Chronicle

Wolves of the Calla is one of the strongest entries yet in what will surely be a master storyteller's magnum opus.

– Locus

[A] hypnotic blend of suspense and sentimentality...a sprawling, eventful tale of demons, monsters, narrow escapes, and magic portals.

– The New York Times Book Review

The man can spin a yarn, and a great one at that.

– The Philadelphia Inquirer

The master of the macabre....[King] is still quite the entertainer.

– People

 An impressive work of mythic magnitude. May turn out to be Stephen King's greatest literary achievement.

– The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It works because King, despite his long resume, keeps insisting on surprising himself and, in so doing, surprising us.

– The Kansas City Star

Brilliant in technique and ability...Feed your head! Now dig in, 'cause King's latest in this seven-course a lip-smacking, brain-filling repast.

– The Denver Post

"The Dark Tower" is King's masterpiece....Wolves of the Calla succeeds as a standalone work.

– Bangor Daily News

The high suspense and extensive character development the enormity of King's ever-expanding universe, will surely keep his "Constant Readers" in awe.

– Publishers Weekly

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