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The Dark Tower IV

Wizard and Glass
Auteur(s): Stephen King
Narrateur(s): Frank Muller
Série: The Dark Tower, Livre 4
Durée: 27 h et 35 min
5 out of 5 stars (319 évaluations)

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Description

Soon to be a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey and Idris Elba!

In this fourth volume, Roland, Eddie, Susannah, and Jake survive Blaine the Mono's final crash, only to find themselves stranded in an alternate version of Topeka, Kansas, one that has been ravaged by the superflu virus. While following the deserted I-70 toward a distant glass palace, Roland recounts a story about a seaside town called Hambry, where he fell in love with a girl named Susan Delgado, and where he and his old tet-mates Alain and Cuthbert battled the forces of John Farson, the harrier who - with a little help from a seeing sphere called Maerlyn's Grapefruit - ignited Mid-World's final war.

©1997, 2003 Stephen King (P)1998, 2003 Penguin Audio

Ce que les critiques en disent

"Blazing action." ( Booklist)
"As compelling as ever." ( Kirkus Reviews)
"King at his most ebullient sweeps readers up in swells of passion." ( Publishers Weekly)

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My favorite of the series so far!

Wonderful story and another masterful performance by Frank Muller. It will be strange to continue without Frank's voice, but the tower waits got no one.

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A must read for king fans!

Loved this book! My favorite so far in the series and I've been obsessed with the dark tower since i started it.

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Slow story made better by great narration

Not my favorite book in the series by a long shot, however the fantastic narration made up for it and kept me well engaged throughout the listen

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Amazing 4th

This entire series is fantastic! This 4th book ties the first three together oh so well! Many of your unanswered questions from the first, three will be answered in this book! I was moved many many times as I listened! Highly recommended !

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slow burn

it's a slow story but a good one if you are willing to tough it out.

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Absurd, Tragic, and Beautifully Narrated

If you've made it this far into the series, you won't be disappointed in this installment. King manages to provide a lot of answers about how Roland the Gunslinger became the man we've come to know while simultaneously raising new questions. This book is absurd, tragic, emotional, and a worthy part of this series.

Once again, the story is narrated beautifully. I was disappointed to see that Frank Muller did not continue with this series. Regardless, my journey to the tower continues with Book 5.

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One of King's best.

In my view, most books are hard to reread. It is a rare few I can come back to again and again, and enjoy every word of every time. Dune manages it, Terry Pratchett pulls it off, and I can always pick up the hobbit. All seven of the dark tower novels are on that list as well, and this one stands far and above them in my books. A compelling story, taking King's strong voice and thrilling style places you don't normally see it, characters to laugh with and cry for, a rich setting that doesn't just feel lived in, it feels like a childhood memory more than a fictional world. I have finished the book more times than I can remember, and Frank Muller did every page of this justice and carried the righteous fury of the gunslinger perfectly when needed. He most certainly remembered the face of his father.

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love story of the dark tower

The romance add something that had been rarely seen in Stephen King book , it's create another masterpiece in its own way...

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Wonderful

Loved this story reading it as a kid. its my favorite out of the series. so great hearing it read again so well years later. Ka is a wheel after all.

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tower quest

Mayhap one of our generations epic tales, journeying with the ka-tet is an exhilarating experience. My tower quest continues on to Thunderclap and The Wolves.
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  • Russ
  • 2016-08-26

Frank Muller is the best Audible narrator!!!!

I'm now halfway through Kings dark Tower series, which I think is the best work he's done. I have to add add that my enjoyment of this remarkable story -- with its wide array of characters, plot lines, environments, moods and literary & cultural references -- has been incredibly enriched by the dramatic range and richness Frank Muller's voice and his phenomenal ability to become John Wayne, an African-American prostitute, a gravel-voiced gunslinger, a frightened young boy, a vengeful maiden aunt, a cynical New York junkie or a young woman in love. His impressions of very different well-known people are dead-on, and he can even sing well when called for. He is not only believable in all the roles he plays, but his emotional intelligence adds to the heights and depths of the roller-coaster ride that King takes us on. I will seriously consider buying any book that he narrates; he's that good!!

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  • Stevi Dougherty
  • 2016-08-25

Flashback of brilliance

I am not a huge fan of flashbacks, especially long ones, but man.. This book was absolutely incredible! It might be my favorite of the series so far, which is saying a lot. I look forward to the next 4 books in the series which I am going to start reading in about 5 minutes!

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  • james
  • 2017-10-05

The best of the first 4 books in the series

This recording gets an overall 4 stars because of the quality of the recording. It should be better. This book deserves better. There is a constant static in the background, and a chapter repeats itself towards the end. The story is great. The narrator is great. More attention to detail would have been great.

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  • Zack S.
  • 2016-08-18

I love this series, and this book!

Roland as a young man, more please. this is by far my favorite literary work. 5th time through the series and it has lost nothing for me.

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  • Keith
  • 2016-05-05

Surprise Prequel is Unsurprising Solid-ish

Frank Muller is amazing. I really don't know what else to say. His preformence kept me engaged despite the often slow pacing of the book. The story fits nicely into the seires and covers a lot of ground but it's needlessly detailed at times; creating frustration (i.e. "Get on with it!") instead of anticipation.

I love the world Steven King has created in the dark tower series so I'll stand true and remember the face of my father... But I do hope the next book doesn't feel like a trudg fest.

I would and will recommend this book and series regardless of my griping.

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  • TexasGirl
  • 2016-11-02

Such a great book

I wouldn't go as far as to call myself a fanatic of Stephen Kings books. Though I've read a lot of his work and hardly let myself deviate from this book or any other of his books in the series once I purchased one. That said, this statement speaks to my review that this book is absolutely spectacular. Stephen Kings use of his imagination has been awing in this series so far. I yet again am more than excited to read or listen to the next book of his series. What surprised me about the book was how much emotion it made me feel when he wrote about the characters. The story was touching, thrilling and not without an aspect of wonder in it. I highly recommend that you read this book.

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  • Elijah K.
  • 2016-11-02

great but version has error

there is a skipping issue towards the end. quite annoying, but great addition to series.

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  • Jeremy
  • 2016-05-14

Great book

this was an excellent book like all Stephen King books. I can't wait to read the next book in this series

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  • Monique L.
  • 2016-10-31

cannot....will not stop

This series of novels from King has changed my desire to read. I wish I started years ago, almost regret not doing so.

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  • AlphisNumberOneFan
  • 2016-06-21

perfect

excellent and addictive. I love listening to these stories. glad Steven King wrote this series

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