The Dark Tower8 books in series
“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.” So begins the defining work of beloved author Stephen Kings’ life, where gunslinger Roland Gilead is the last of his kind in a dark and chaotic world where evil lurks and The Dark Tower is the key to it all.
The Dark Tower series follows Roland, a member of a knight-like order called the gunslingers. Adamant that the answer to the current unstable world can be found the ‘The Dark Tower’, Roland undergoes a gruelling pilgrimage to find it, encountering evil forces and experiencing harrowing events along the way.
As Roland meets a wide array of different people on his journey, listeners will be exposed to all kinds of characters, from the good to the downright evil, including key antagonists such as the ominous Man in Black and the chaotic Crimson King.
With the story becoming more complex and gripping from one audiobook to the next, this dark and magical literary universe sucks listeners in and keeps them entranced with King’s undeniable storytelling talent. King himself was heavily involved in choosing the narrators for this series, and even narrates one audiobook, The Wind Through the Keyhole, himself.
The perfect listen for lifelong Stephen King fans, adventure lovers, and those who are new to King’s work, The Dark Tower is an enthralling and captivating series. The series inspired a 2017 film of the same name and has become a must-listen for all audiobook dark fantasy and horror fans everywhere.