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Reading order quandary

Discussion in 'The Wind Through The Keyhole' started by Takoren, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. Takoren

    Takoren Well-Known Member

    I know this takes place between Wizard and Glass and Wolves of the Calla but I'm having a bit of a quandary.

    Right now I am engaged in reading everything King wrote in publication order. This includes reading the DT books split apart by the books published between them. This one, though, I am not sure whether I should stick to my guns or if I should just go ahead and read it before I start Wolves.

    Would it hurt to be read out of order?
     
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  2. Cowboy

    Cowboy Lesser-Known Member

    Does not hurt to read out of order. It was written as a stand alone book.
     
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  3. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    No problem to read it out of order, as stated by Cowboy, it's a stand alone book. Just think of it as going home for a family reunion. Sitting down with old friends and enjoying a few tales.
     
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  4. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...great time of year to read it, put some logs in the fireplace...find a fire video on your phone or something...this is indeed a campfire yarn....
     
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  5. ghost19

    ghost19 "Have I run too far to get home?"

    If you haven't read The Dark Tower series before, I'd call it DT 4.5 and read it in order after Wizard and Glass but before Wolves of the Calla. It just adds to the whole Dark Tower experience, which is amazing btw. Long days and pleasant nights sir.
     
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  6. Takoren

    Takoren Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the replies, guys. Honestly, Spidey, I like that description.
     
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  7. Takoren

    Takoren Well-Known Member

    I read the initial seven volumes. Sorry, I should have made that clear. I kinda started disliking King for a while (forgiveness please!) because of the way the series ended and a few other things. But unlike other authors I've soured on, his stuff never really became less important in my mind.
     
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  8. Takoren

    Takoren Well-Known Member

    Okay, so question officially answered, and thank you to all. I believe I will read this one where it lies.
     
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