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DetailsFor readers new to The Dark Tower, The Wind Through The Keyhole is a stand-alone novel, and a wonderful introduction to the series. It is a story within a story, which features both the younger and older gunslinger Roland on his quest to find the Dark Tower. Fans of the existing seven books in the series will also delight in discovering what happened to Roland and his ka tet between the time they leave the Emerald City and arrive at the outskirts of Calla Bryn Sturgis. This Russian Doll of a novel, a story within a story,within a story, visits Mid-Worlds last gunslinger, Roland Deschain,and his ka-tet as a ferocious storm halts their progress along the Path of the Beam. (The novel can be placed between Dark Tower IV and Dark Tower V.)Roland tells a tale from his early days as agunslinger, in the guilt ridden year following his mothers death.Sent by his father to investigate evidence of a murderous shape shifter, a skin man, Roland takes charge of Bill Streeter, a brave but terrified boy who is the sole surviving witness to the beasts most recent slaughter.Roland, himself only a teenager, calms the boy by reciting a story from the Book of Eld that his mother used to read to him at bedtime, The Wind through the Keyhole. A persons never too old for stories, he says to Bill. Man and boy, girl and woman, we live for them. And stories like these, they live for us.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen King has written some forty books and novellas,including CARRIE, THE STAND and RITA HAYWORTH AND SHAW SHANK REDEMPTION (from the collection DIFFERENT SEASONS), BAG OF BONES,ON WRITING and most recently CELL, LISEYS STORY and DUMA KEY. He wrote several novels under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman,including BLAZE (June 2007). He won Americas prestigious National Book Award and was voted Grand Master in the 2007 Edgar Allen Poe awards. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine,USA.
SKU Code PRK B 2764 Weight in Kg 0.0900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9781444731736 Author Name STEPHEN KING Publisher Name HACHETTE BOOKS