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The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel (edition 2012)

by Stephen King

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Title:The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel
Authors:Stephen King
Info:Scribner (2012), Edition: First Edition, Hardcover, 320 pages
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it is wonderfully written, but not at all necessary to the plot lines of the series. ( )
  Darth-Heather | Jun 21, 2016 |
The final entry written in King's Dark Tower series, this novel slots between [Wizard and Glass] and [Wolves of the Calla] in the epic's timeline. Like Wizard and Glass, it consists almost entirely of a story told by Roland of events from long ago. As such, it does not advance the main plot line of the Dark Tower series at all, but is nevertheless an enjoyable evening spent with characters I've come to regard as friends. I'm glad I read it last, as it leaves me with a sweetly nostalgic feeling about the series overall. ( )
  rosalita | May 12, 2016 |
Stephen King returns to Mid-World and gunslinger Roland Deschain. I am a fan of the Dark Tower series and loved this book. Other reviews have complained of the story within a story, like Inception, but I thought it suited the story. ( )
  Arkrayder | Apr 22, 2016 |
Fantastic book. Loved being back in that world. ( )
  Traciinaz | Mar 17, 2016 |
A nice short novel that fills a short gap in the storyline. It was wonderful looking back into Roland's world one last time. I can't really recommend it unless you have read the series already though. Fan-service at its best. ( )
  hickey92 | Jan 24, 2016 |
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During the days after they left the Green Palace tha wasn't Oz after all -- but which was now the tomb of the unpleasant fellow Roland's ka-tet had known as the Tick-Tock Man -- the boy Jake began to range farther and farther ahead of Roland, Eddie, and Susannah.
It seemed to him that if the wrong man stepped into the marriage-loop with a woman, it was a noose instead of a ring.
"I cut the rope so, chary man!"
Time was a face on the water, and like the great river before them, it did nothing but flow.
There's nothing like stories on a windy night when folks have found a warm place in a cold world.
Horror's a worm that needs to be coughed out before it breeds. Now tell them.
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Sent by his father to investigate evidence of a murderous shape shifter, a "skin man," Roland Deschain takes charge of Bill Streeter, a brave but terrified boy who is the sole surviving witness to the beast's most recent slaughter. Roland, himself only a teenager, calms the boy by reciting a story from the Magic Tales of the Eld that his mother used to read to him at bedtime, "The Wind through the Keyhole." (The novel can be placed between Dark Tower IV and Dark Tower V.)… (more)

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