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I actually saw a copy of The Rook while I was at the library last week. Maybe I'll have to pick it up this weekend. I've got Slaughterhouse Five on my Kindle ready to go :) I hope you enjoy The Gunslinger, at least enough to get a little farther into the story.
I will! I looked up The Rook and added it to my to-read list, it sounds really interesting. I'll have to check the library for it when I find the time to finish up what I've already started. It seems a new one always gets opened before I finish the last.
Thanks for the recommendation, it's been sitting there on the list for a while. This must be a sign that I should get to it.
I remember The Raft and Jerusalem's Lot, I enjoyed those, too. I hope you like the Dark Tower once you get started. It's quite the time commitment, but I thought it was really worth it.
Oh man, that's probably my favorite question ever :) I really loved the Dark Tower series, although it took me a couple books to really get into it. My all time favorite is IT, but that's quite an undertaking if you haven't read many of his longer novels before. A few of my other favorites include The Shining, Pet Sematary (I definitely consider this one of the scariest), Gerald's Game, and The Regulators (this one is a Bachman book). I don't think my taste is quite the same as a lot of fans, I've heard of a lot of people who think Gerald's Game is his worst novel. To each their own, right :)
Do you have a favorite short story or novella? I remember really liking Rage and The Long Walk when I first read them. And I think it was a story from Skeleton Crew, the one about the finger coming out of the drain? That always creeped me out, as did the rats in Graveyard Shift.
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