This heroic fantasy is set in a world of ominous landscape and macabre menace that is a dark mirror of our own. A spellbinding tale of good versus evil, it features one of Stephen King's most powerful creations—The Gunslinger, a haunting figure who embodies the qualities of the lone hero through the ages from ancient myth to frontier legend. His pursuit of The Man in Black, his liaison with the sexually ravenous Alice, his friendship with the kid from Earth called Jake, are part of the drama that is both grippingly realistic and eerily dreamlike, an alchemy of storytelling sorcery.
Original title: The Gunslinger
Quotes: 2 (show them)
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Dark Fantasy
Fiction→ Western→ Eccentric Variations
- Dedication: "To ED FERMAN, Who took a chance on these stories, one by one."
- Cover art: Steve Stone (Revised Plume edition)
- Cover design: Ray Lundgren (Revised Plume edition)
- The Signet edition does not include the color illustrations