Synopses & Reviews
"I am coming to understand that Roland's world actually contains all the others of my making" --Stephen King
With those words, from The Dark Tower: IV Wizard and Glass, the world's most popular writer confirmed a suspicion long held by readers--that the myriad worlds and universes King has created are, in reality, one world, one universe.
Here, for the first time ever is the guide to that universe, a thrilling road map and informative tour for new readers and diehard fans alike.
The Stephen King Universe is the very first examination of all of King's fiction and the way in which its plots and characters, conflicts, and themes, intertwine.
This definitive reference work examines his novels and short stories, as well as the motion pictures, miniseries, and teleplays that King has written. The authors spent three years discovering and tying together the threads that exist in King's fiction. Their insightful results will entertain and surprise readers new and old. Once you have read The Stephen King Universe, you will never read Stephen King the same way again
"...This book might be one of the single most important books about Stephen King ever written...Beginning with the premise that all of King's work is intertwined in an intricate weave of overlapping narrative threads, with the world of the Dark Tower as the linchpin around which everything else orbits, Waiter, Golden, and Wagner carefully prove their point, in an entertaining, intriguing and thoroughly indisputable way." --Stephen Spignesi, author of The Complete Stephen King Encyclopedia
and The Essential Stephen King
About the Author
has been interviewing and writing about Stephen King for more than two decades. The award-winning author or editor of ten books, he is currently the writer and host of the television series Dark Dreamers
, which showcases those who explore the dark side of the arts.
Christopher Golden is the award-winning, bestselling author of more than fourty books, including Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Watcher's Guide and CUT! Horror Writers on Horror Film. His novels include Stragewood, The Shadow Saga trilogy, and Straight on Til Morning.
Hank Wagner is a popular and respected critic and journalist. Among the many publications in which his work regularly appears are Cemetary Dance and the New York Review of Science Fiction