In the book, characters often wonder “what lies beyond” and “what is beyond the bounds of the universe.” And the reader realizes how little he or she knows of the universe. This theme is mostly relevant towards the ending of the book. So for me this is just a side-theme. The main theme is about… Continue reading Themes, the limits of human comprehension
The story of the gunslinger is told and described by a narrator. I understood this when I read the sentence: “The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed”, but sometimes there are dialogues as well.
This novel takes place in some weird type of future where you can find huge 12 legged monsters and demons. It’s a fantasy, western, science fiction novel. I haven’t read enough to know the exact time of the novel, but the author describes monsters and zombies so i guess that this is a futuristic, post… Continue reading The world of the dark tower
The only thing you have knowledge about in the first chapter is that a gunslinger is chasing someone. The author just describes the surroundings around the gunslinger, so we understand that this is in a desert. The reader does not know anything and it’s the feeling of not having a clue on what is going on… Continue reading The first chapter
Stephen King is known for amazing work like Shawshank Redemtion and The Shining, but I have already seen the movie versions of those books. Thats why I chose something from Stephen King that has not been filmatized yet. So why Stephen King? What is so special about his books? Well he writes horror, supernatural fiction, suspense,… Continue reading Why did I choose The Gunslinger?!?!