The Wind Through the Keyhole

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The Wind Through the Keyhole

By Stephen King; Stephen King (Read by)

Simon & Schuster Audio, Compact Disc, 9781442346963

Publication Date: April 24, 2012

Description
For those discovering the epic bestselling "Dark Tower" series for the first time and for its legions of dedicatedfans an immensely satisfying stand-alone novel and perfect introduction to the series.
Beginning in 1974, gaining momentum in the 1980s and coming to a thrilling conclusion when the last three novels were published in 2003-2004, the "Dark Tower" epic fantasy saga stands as Stephen King's most beguiling achievement. It has been the basis for a long-running Marvel comic series.
Now, with "The Wind Through the Keyhole," King has returned to the rich landscape of Mid-World. This story within a story within a story finds Roland Deschain, Mid-World's last gunslinger, in his early days during 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 "Book of Eld" that his mother used to read to him at bedtime. A person's never too old for stories, he says to Bill. Man and boy, girl and woman, we live for them."
Sure to captivate the avid fans of the "Dark Tower" epic, this is an enchanting introduction to Roland's world and the power of Stephen King's storytelling magic.


About the Author
Stephen King has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story "The Man in the Black Suit."

Stephen King has written more than forty books and two hundred short stories. He has won the World Fantasy Award, several Bram Stoker awards, and the O. Henry Award for his story "The Man in the Black Suit."