Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Iandgt;A Concordance, Volume IIandlt;/Iandgt; is the definitive guide to the many worlds, argots, characters, and cross-references -- within the Dark Tower series and among the rest of King's work -- that appear in Books V through VII: andlt;Iandgt;Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah,andlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Dark Tower.andlt;/Iandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Characters and Genealogiesandlt;BRandgt; Magical Objects and Forcesandlt;BRandgt; Mid-World and Our World Placesandlt;BRandgt; Portals and Magical Placesandlt;BRandgt; Mid-, End-, and Our World Mapsandlt;BRandgt; Timeline for the Dark Tower Seriesandlt;BRandgt; Mid-World Dialectsandlt;BRandgt; Mid-World Rhymes, Songs, and Prayersandlt;BRandgt; Political and Cultural Referencesandlt;BRandgt; References to Stephen King's Own Work
"[An] invaluable aid whenever you want to puzzle out all of the references . . . or find a refresher course on who's good and who's evil." -- The New York Times
"I found this overview of In-World, Mid-World, and End-World both entertaining and invaluable. So, I am convinced, will you." -- From the foreword by Stephen King
"Furth's concordance anticipates -- and answers -- virtually every question the Constant Reader might come up with." -- Locus
Stephen King's The Dark Tower: A Concordance, Volume II
will be the essential final piece in every Dark Tower collection. It is a definitive and exhaustive guide to the many worlds, argots, characters, and cross-references to King's other works that appear in books V through VII Wolves of the Calla
, Song of Susannah
, and The Dark Tower
Originally prepared for King's personal use during the writing of the final books in the series, and extensively expanded for readers, the Concordance is an incredibly useful reference. This is the essential guide for Dark Tower readers, proclaimed by King himself to be "both entertaining and invaluable."
The second volume of the two-volume concordance, covering Books V through VII of Stephen King's bestselling epic Dark Tower series--soon to be a major motion picture.
A Concordance, Volume II is the definitive guide to the many worlds, argots, characters, and cross-references -- within the Dark Tower series and among the rest of King's work -- that appear in Books V through VII: Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, and The Dark Tower.
Characters and Genealogies
Magical Objects and Forces
Mid-World and Our World Places
Portals and Magical Places
Mid-, End-, and Our World Maps
Timeline for the Dark Tower Series
Mid-World Rhymes, Songs, and Prayers
Political and Cultural References
References to Stephen King's Own Work
The second part of the two-volume concordance, covering Books V-VII of Stephen King's bestselling epic Dark Tower series, to be published in the wake of the final book, The Dark Tower VII: The Dark Tower.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Robin Furthandlt;/bandgt; was born and raised in Philadelphia and attended the University of Pennsylvania. While enrolled in the Ph.D. program at the University of Maine, she was introduced to Stephen King, who needed a research assistant. Her work with King as he completed the andlt;Iandgt;Dark Towerandlt;/iandgt; series produced the andlt;Iandgt;Dark Tower Concordanceandlt;/iandgt;. Furth has since written the story lines for Marvelandrsquo;s bestselling comic book spin-off series andlt;Iandgt;The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger Bornandlt;/iandgt;. She divides her time among Maine, the south of England, and Mid-World.Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. His recent work includesandlt;iandgt; Drunken Fireworksandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Finders Keepersandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Revivalandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Mr. Mercedesandlt;/iandgt; (winner of the 2015 Edgar Award), andlt;iandgt;Doctor Sleep,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Under the Domeandlt;/iandgt;, now a major TV miniseries on CBS. His novel andlt;iandgt;11/22/63andlt;/iandgt; was named a top ten book of 2011 by andlt;iandgt;The New York Times Book Reviewandlt;/iandgt; and won the andlt;iandgt;Los Angeles Timesandlt;/iandgt; Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Table of Contents
andlt;Bandgt;Contentsandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Abbreviations and Text Guideandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Keyandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Doorandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Commala (The Rice Song)andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Introduction: Four Characters (and a Bumbler) in Search of an