The Gunslinger: The Dark Tower I
Why this book?
Dark americana fantasy at its finest—even though the book worked hard to win me over, that memorable line, “There are more worlds than these,” sunk its teeth in me. It promised a wild west unknown at the time where gunslingers were heroic knights, and a black-robed magician created chaos across the realms. I devoured the series on my lunch breaks in the summer, enraptured with a gritty western that folded like a Doctor Strange multiverse, opening my eyes to that the “wild west” could be so much more when asked, “But what if…?”