The Drawing of the Three

The Drawing of the Three In Stephen King introduced the world to the last gunslinger Roland of Gilead Nothing has been the same since More than twenty years later the quest for the Dark Tower continues to take readers
  • Title: The Drawing of the Three
  • Author: Stephen King
  • ISBN: 9780451210852
  • Page: 323
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Drawing of the Three
    In 1978, Stephen King introduced the world to the last gunslinger, Roland of Gilead Nothing has been the same since More than twenty years later, the quest for the Dark Tower continues to take readers on a wildly epic ride Through parallel worlds and across time, Roland must brave desolate wastelands and endless deserts, drifting into the unimaginable and the familiar.In 1978, Stephen King introduced the world to the last gunslinger, Roland of Gilead Nothing has been the same since More than twenty years later, the quest for the Dark Tower continues to take readers on a wildly epic ride Through parallel worlds and across time, Roland must brave desolate wastelands and endless deserts, drifting into the unimaginable and the familiar A classic tale of colossal scope crossing over terrain from The Stand, The Eyes of the Dragon, Insomnia, The Talisman, Black House, Hearts in Atlantis, Salem s Lot, and other familiar King haunts the adventure takes hold with the turn of each page.And the tower awaits.The Second Volume in the Epic Dark Tower Series The Drawing of the ThreeWhile pursuing his quest for the Dark Tower through a world that is a nightmarishly distorted mirror image of our own, Roland is drawn through a mysterious door that brings him into contemporary America.Here he links forces with the defiant young Eddie Dean, and with the beautiful, brilliant, and brave Odetta Holmes, in a savage struggle against underworld evil and otherworldly enemies.Once again, Stephen King has masterfully interwoven dark, evocative fantasy and icy realism.
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    Stephen Edwin King was born the second son of Donald and Nellie Ruth Pillsbury King After his father left them when Stephen was two, he and his older brother, David, were raised by his mother Parts of his childhood were spent in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where his father s family was at the time, and in Stratford, Connecticut When Stephen was eleven, his mother brought her children back to Durham, Maine, for good Her parents, Guy and Nellie Pillsbury, had become incapacitated with old age, and Ruth King was persuaded by her sisters to take over the physical care of them Other family members provided a small house in Durham and financial support After Stephen s grandparents passed away, Mrs King found work in the kitchens of Pineland, a nearby residential facility for the mentally challenged.Stephen attended the grammar school in Durham and Lisbon Falls High School, graduating in 1966 From his sopho year at the University of Maine at Orono, he wrote a weekly column for the school newspaper, THE MAINE CAMPUS He was also active in student politics, serving as a member of the Student Senate He came to support the anti war movement on the Orono campus, arriving at his stance from a conservative view that the war in Vietnam was unconstitutional He graduated in 1970, with a B.A in English and qualified to teach on the high school level A draft board examination immediately post graduation found him 4 F on grounds of high blood pressure, limited vision, flat feet, and punctured eardrums.He met Tabitha Spruce in the stacks of the Fogler Library at the University, where they both worked as students they married in January of 1971 As Stephen was unable to find placement as a teacher immediately, the Kings lived on his earnings as a laborer at an industrial laundry, and her student loan and savings, with an occasional boost from a short story sale to men s magazines.Stephen made his first professional short story sale The Glass Floor to Startling Mystery Stories in 1967 Throughout the early years of his marriage, he continued to sell stories to men s magazines Many were gathered into the Night Shift collection or appeared in other anthologies.In the fall of 1971, Stephen began teaching English at Hampden Academy, the public high school in Hampden, Maine Writing in the evenings and on the weekends, he continued to produce short stories and to work on novels.


  • What the hell did I just read The Drawing of the Three is as far as I can tell, a unique literary experience.The second book in King s The Dark Tower series, published 5 years after The Gunslinger, this really begins The Dark Tower series From my limited experience at having ready two of these, and myself than two years in between, The Gunslinger seems like a prologue, a table setting Maybe, just maybe, The Gunslinger is to The Dark Tower series as The Hobbit is to The Lord of the Rings I don t [...]

  • When a very close friend lists a book as an ALL TIME FAVORITE e pressure to love it, and give it a review deserving of its fabulous ness, is immensewhen that very close friend is the gloooooorious Stepheny the pressure is OFF THE CHARTS Anyone familiar with her will know EXACTLY what I mean So here goes nothing deep breath THE DRAWING OF THE THREE the second book in The Dark Tower series takes place seven hours after we last left Roland Deschain in The Gunslinger The Man in Black had laid his ca [...]

  • English The Drawing of the Three ItalianoThe story resumes exactly where it ended up with The Gunslinger on a beach Roland wakes up after a sleep that maybe lasted years, with the only aim of recruiting the Three, without whom the journey to the Dark Tower cannot continueI was right to say in my review to the first chapter of the Dark Tower that there would be a turning point in subsequent volumes, and that The Gunslinger represented a sort of introduction in which nothing was clearly revealed A [...]

  • Unlike the dry Book One which was following one man in an endless desert Here are Threedoing soThe More the Merrier indeed.The Drawing of ThreeOh and it s endless beach this timewith monstrous crabs so much fun, trust me 16 3 Dad a chack Did a chick Dum a chum Dod a chock You see this Cimi For every mother who ever cursed God for her child dead in the road, for every father who ever cursed the man who sent him away from the factory with no job, for every child who was ever born to pain and aske [...]

  • The quest for the DARK TOWER continues Beginning mere hours after the events of the The Gunslinger, Roland Deschain wakes from his bizarre encounter with the Men in Black Man in Black to find himself on a strange beach Before he can even get his bearings, he s attacked by Killer Crabs the Seafood from Hell in the form of ginormous, ill tempered though wonderfully delicious lobstrosities After a near fatal encounter with the vicious entrees, Roland finds himself seriously injured and feverish fro [...]

  • Mid World General Emergency Room 9 19 PM Step in here, please What s your name Roland Deschain And do you have any allergies, Mr Deschain No And when wait a second Roland Deschain The last gunslinger The guy who is on a quest to find the Dark Tower That s me Wow This is an honor I mean, I see a lot of scum and mutants come through here Especially since the world has moved on and all that, but to get Roland the gunslinger in here as a patient That s just crazy I can t wait to tell everyone that I [...]

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  • Roland Deschain, fresh from the events of the Gunslinger, lies exhausted and poisoned on the shores of the ocean In his delirium, he finds three doorways leading to our world and his new ka tet Will Roland survive long enough to bring his new ka tet This is when the Dark Tower really started coming together The first thing that happens really shocked the crap out of me Damn lobstrosities I had no idea what Roland was going to go through when I first opened this one.The new characters are interes [...]

  • Without thought, with the simple resolve that had made him the last of them all, the last to continue marching on and on long after Cuthbert and the others had died or given up, committed suicide or treachery or simply recanted the whole idea of the Tower with the single minded and incurious resolve that had driven him across the desert and all the years before the desert in the wake of the man in black, the gunslinger stepped through the doorway.The journey to the Dark Tower continues, and the [...]

  • What have I just read Is this written by the same author that put The Gunslinger on paper It does not seem so at all If the name of the main characters hadn t been Roland, I wouldn t have known that the two books are from the same series That s how different thee 2 books are in writing style Notwithstanding, I ve enjoyed both of them just as much The Drawing of the Three starts where the previous instalment left us, on the beach The beginning is abrupt and unexpected with Roland having a 3rd deg [...]

  • There s going to be shooting There is Yes The gunslinger looked serenely at Eddie Quite a lot of it, I think And so begins the coolest, most intense gun fight I ve ever read.Ever since I put down The Stand 300 pages in, I thought I d never read another Stephen King novel You could say I was even proud of the fact Everyone seems to love King and I m the only one who doesn t I m unique I also don t like Katy Perry.Well, then he had to go and write The Dark Tower series The premise sounded way too [...]

  • OH wow I am so glad I am reviewing each volume as I go rather than the whole lot at the end I have just finished this second in the series and I swear if the central character did not have the same name then I would hardly recognize this book as a continuation of the first.The Gunslinger introduced us to Roland and his quest for the Dark Tower and presumably the central plot of the whole series At the end of the Gunslinger we were left with many unanswered questions be warned The Drawing of the [...]

  • Did a chick Dum a chum Dad a cham Ded a check This bit of nonsense is likely to send shivers down the spine of Dark Tower fans, it is one of the most memorable scenes in the entire series which spans seven books originally The bizarre questions are constantly asked by the lobstrosity creatures even while they are munching on people.The above picture lifted from the graphic novel edition is not quite to scale as the lobstrosity is described in The Drawing of the Three as four feet long and a foot [...]

  • Roland continues with his quest for The Dark Tower While he was alone at first, he decides to have some company He decides to have a drawing of the three Three people to be involved in his obsessive quest for the tower Will he compromise the lives of the chosen ones, or will he make them better The amazing quest continues in this second installment of the series.Once again King introduced amazing characters Right from the start I knew I was going to like Eddie Dean He was this drug dealer who w [...]

  • I ve read the Dark Tower Series several times over the years It is a series I hold very close to my heart, one that draws me in and whispers in my ear begs to be read again So, whenCalamity Bev,Rootin Tootin Pistol Packin Delee,Jumpin Jeff and Straight Shootin Susan asked me to join them along the Path of the Beam on a most noble quest to the Dark Tower I said yes without a moment s hesitation.The Drawing of the Three is a book that on its own is in my list of top 10 books ever written This is o [...]

  • Stephen King gets back to his old self and Stephen Kings all over the second book of the Dark Tower series This one is written in the King style we have all come to know and love It s much what you would expect from picking up a King novel, but it still has that western fantasy vibe pulsing throughout its pages And, again, the book is pretty good I ve read half of the series before, I know the next two books are really good, especially Wizard and Glass I keep saying that I ll probably just alw [...]

  • The Drawing of the Three The Dark Tower, 2 , Stephen King 2012 1388 496 9789642432059 20 1389 447 9786001630088

  • Just not my kind of book or series I guess.I found some parts interesting but having to dig through the paragraph long sentences that seemed to jump randomly from subject to subject just lost me Some people really enjoyed this book I ve had many people recommend it I passed the 50% mark today, which is my rule before giving up on a book, and decided I simply was NOT enjoying it at all and saw no point in continuing I m really disappointed because I had heard so many good things about this series [...]

  • Having read this book, I m scrambling to try to compare the first two ones, and to understand why I rated this book a three, while at the same time I enjoyed reading it on a basic level The twists in this book are no better than those in The Gunslinger However the world they are set in make the difference The Gunslinger made the cut as the better of the two because its characters, I realize, are given time to shape Here the people in our world are not the equal of the man in the desert, or of t [...]

  • What the hell was that basically sums up my response to The Drawing of the Three And I mean that in the best possible way As I opined in my review of The Gunslinger, I have avoided The Dark Tower for so long because it s a series and usually series books serve up a formulaic reheating of what happened in previous books I usually enjoy the first book, like the second book, and begin to get that deja vu feeling that I ve read all of this before somewhere around book three Not so with this bad mamm [...]

  • I knew ever since reading the first book that this series would only get better in time To be honest, I expected it to become really good after the 3rd or 4th book but this one really is the turn The first one is only a small tease of what this series is and can be Being a big Stephen King fan, I find his mind exceedingly sharp, and his thoughts utterly cohesive, building and building and then breaking everything apart He s extremely talented and it shows in his work While in the first book we s [...]

  • Book 1 2.5 Book 2 2.5 The dichotomy that is this series On the one hand I want to know how it turns out On the other I don t think I can do another book with senseless rants, non stop nostalgic pop culture references, stereotypes ad nauseam and a storyline that meanders aimlessly The characters are all tough to like Not because they have flaws but because they all have non sequitur inane ramblings that drive the reader to the brink of the craziness which drives the characters I simply cannot con [...]

  • Just terrific So many perfect characters to pick from in this and the back and forth from detta to Odetta just made the experience in between worlds that much colorful The adventures Roland has on Earth are just, well, unreal It was sometimes hilarious, other times straight out of a superhero movie Reading this series has been long overdue and I m so happy to finally have the opportunity to give it the time it deserves.On to book 3

  • 7 10 What s on the other side of the door for me Eddie asked the gunslinger quietly Go on and tell me If you can tell me, maybe I ll come But if you lie, I ll know Probably death , the gunslinger said But before that happens, I don t think you ll be bored I want you to join me on a quest Of course, all will probably end in death death for the four of us in a strange place But if we should win through His eyes gleamed If we win through, Eddie, you ll see something beyond all the beliefs of all yo [...]

  • Okay, I ve been schooled For lo these many years, I ve prided myself on being one of the original Stephen King fans, the quintessential Constant Reader I grew up with him, meaning that I am of an age that I read his books as he actually churned them out I was there, hands outstretched, waiting for each eagerly anticipated tome, ready to devour it and add to my ever growing admiration for the god of horror except for the Dark Tower series I can t even offer a satisfactory explanation for this dic [...]

  • I ll probably end up saying this for each book in the series so I apologize in advance But this series really does just get better and better with each book Especially from the first to this one, the difference is quite stunning Don t get me wrong, I loved the first book in the series But the writing is much easier to read in the second instalment and it allowed me to fly through this one much faster than the first Although that could also be due to the fact that there is a lot action and excit [...]

  • THIS BOOK IS SO FUCKING WEIRD AND AWESOME AND GODDAMN, I JUST WANT MORE.The thing withThe Drawing of The Three is that it is a helluva weird story but somehow King managed to make sense of THAT weirdness and turn it into something completely EPIC.Also, the characterization game is very strong in here.I m already half in love with Eddie Dean and Odetta and even so with ROLAND OF GILEAD Seriously How did King managed to get me so hooked to them like this I m babbling away so obviously I can t for [...]

  • Roland is forging ahead determined to find the three people prophesied by Walter Padick at the end ofThe Gunslinger As the Universe in our hero s world seems to have a particularly twisted sense of humor, the gunslinger is given a heavy handicap at the beginning of the story Some huge lobster like monsters a.k.a lobstrosities bite off the first two fingers of his right hand, which puts quite a dent in his shooting skillsThreatened by both blood loss, as well as the constant chatter of monsters, [...]

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