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The Wind Through the Keyhole
By Stephen King and Jae Lee (illustrator)
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Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date April 24, 2012
Pages 335
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781444731705
ISBN-10 144473170X
Dimensions 1.50 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.32 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $64.90
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: THE NUMBER ONE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER. For 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-World's 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 a gunslinger, in the guilt ridden year following his mother's 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 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'. 'A person's 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. The back cover of the UK hardcover edition features some 8,000 faces of those who entered the StephenKingFaces competition. These faces are indiscernible to the naked eye on the actual covers but they can be found and identified with the zoom mechanism on http://www.stephenkingfaces.com/

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With Stephen King | from Gardners Books (April 24, 2012)
9781444731705 | details & prices | 335 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.50 in. | 1.32 lbs | List price $64.90
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