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5.0 out of 5 stars If you want to run and play, come along the beam today, 28 April 2012
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This review is from: The Wind through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel (Hardcover)
As always, it was a pleasure to be back on the path of the beam. This book does not delve too deeply into the lives of my favourite Ka-tet, it simply enriches the tapestry of the story that has already been told. The writing was beautifully crafted and captured my attention immediately. I read the book from cover to cover in one day and was only sad to have to leave Mid-world again so soon. I've read a few of the reviews from people who were expecting more of Roland and his first Ka-tet's back story, and whilst I would love to read about those things too, I didn't feel the lack of them here. There is a joy in the author's story telling that I find impossible to deny. I fell in love with Tim and his tale. It also made me want to go back and re-read the Dark Tower series from the beginning again. Whilst you don't need to have read the series to appreciate this story I can't imagine anyone who has read it who wouldn't heartily recommend that you do.
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Initial post: 13 May 2012 23:16:01 BDT
N. C. Thomas says:
Couldnt agree more with you. I think thats the quickest i've ever read a book. It was absolutely wonderful. Not many authors can combine horror with pure enchantment, but King somehow pulls it off. This story stayed with me for hours after I'd finished. You can almost feel the love he has for his characters shine through the pages. Also sad to be leaving Mid World again so soon. Ah, well, just have to start again :)
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