THE WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE. “The Dark Tower“
|Дата на получаване||30.08.2013 г.|
|Издателство||Hodder & Stoughton|
|ID на книга||29823173|
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 thePath of the Beam. (The novel can be placed between Dark Tower IVand 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 shapeshifter, a skin man, Roland takes charge of Bill Streeter, a bravebut terrified boy who is the sole surviving witness to the beastsmost recent slaughter. Roland, himself only a teenager, calms theboy by reciting a story from the Book of Eld that his mother usedto read to him at bedtime, The Wind through the Keyhole. A personsnever too old for stories, he says to Bill. Man and boy, girl andwoman, we live for them. And stories like these, they live forus.