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Diamond review  Roland of Gilead...tells a good tale...

Advantages: Creative story telling. A tale within another...and another
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Stephen King: The Wind through the keyhole – A Dark Tower novel Why read this one…. King wrote this novel after he had finished the whole Dark Tower series. He was delighted to discover that the characters had more to say and feels that this ...

dawnymarie 10.11.2012 · Read full review
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Review of The Wind Through the Keyhole: A Dark Tower Novel - Stephen King

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Roland Deschain's journey gathers more detail

Advantages: Structure, characters, vision
Disadvantages: Occasional depth

...I've been waiting It's been nearly 10 years since I was first persuaded to pick up The Gunslinger - my first foray into the extremely imaginative world inside Stephen King's head. The first of seven books in his magnum opus, the Dark Tower seri ...

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"My first thought was, he lied in every word"

Advantages: So great to revisit one of my favourite ever series!
Disadvantages: The middle tale takes a while to get going, and there's little of substance to the others

...There's a storm coming, friends. A terrible ice storm crashing along the path of the beam, disrupting our journey towards the Dark Tower. We're hardy gunslingers, aye, but even our ka-tet needs to sit this one out. So let's hunker down for a bit, out of t ...

Calypte 12.05.2013 · Read full review
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He did it all for love

Advantages: Gives insight into the creation of Druss, the hero of Gemmell's first novel, Legend
Disadvantages: Although it's a prequel, it needs to be read AFTER Legend

Legend was the first novel written by David Gemmell, the undisputed King of Heroic Fantasy, and this is the story of how Druss the Legend was created. For those that haven't read Legend and know nothing of Druss, he is known among the people of his world ...

cjkace 18.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The First Chronicles of Druss the Legend - David Gemmell

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Brilliant tales of an incredible character.

Advantages: Engaging story of revenge and Heroism
Disadvantages: Relates to 'Legend' and should be read after.

...This is a marvellous book chronicling the adventures of one the most likeable and engaging characters ever to be written. Gemmell has a way of creating great protagonists with Druss being the best of the lot, and for those who have read Gemell's first b ...

Antnic78 08.06.2008 · Read full review
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