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Dark Tower: Treachery

A book by Stephen King

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Love and death in Gilead

  • May 21, 2009
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+5
This third graphic novel of the Dark Tower series branches off from the Stephen King books and gives the reader new information about Roland and the fate of his world.

I believe that the story line is faithful to the series, and things happen that are mentioned almost in passing in the regular books. There's an element of inevitable death and destruction permeating this work, a foreshadowing if you will, of what will be as Roland grows older.

There is much mayhem and sadness in this work, and the artistry is excellent to capture the mood of time and place. I truly feel that the next work in the series will most likely be even more somber and sad, and even though I look forward to it as a reader, I don't look forward to it as a Dark Tower fan.

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review by . April 13, 2010
THE DARK TOWER: TREACHERY begins immediately after the events of THE DARK TOWER: THE LONG ROAD HOME. Roland Deschain and his ka-tet have returned home to Gilead after their adventures in Hambry with the Big Coffin Hunters. Alain and Cuthbert are to be made official gunslingers. However, Alain and Cuthbert are worried about Roland who is still obsessed with Maerlyn's Grapefruit, despite knowing how it is using him. Meanwhile, Cort's niece, Aileen Ritter, decides that despite the fact there has never …
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The ka-tet of Roland, Alain, and Cuthbert have returned safely to their home in Gilead. But all is not well. Roland has kept the evil Maerlyn's Grapefruit and has become obsessed with peering into its pinkish depths despite the deadly toll it's taken on his health. And what the young gunslinger sees brings him the darkest of nightmares. Meanwhile, Roland's father has led a posse in search of those who threatened his son's life in Hambry - John Farson and the Big Coffin Hunters. And in this encounter, Stephen Deschain's life may be forfeit. This title collects Dark Tower: Treachery numbered 1-6.
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ISBN-10: 078513574X
ISBN-13: 978-0785135746
Author: Stephen King
Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
Publisher: Marvel Books
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