i would just like to point out that if any of my entries don't really make sense or have really bad typos (not normal typos but REALLY strange typos) it may be because i usually write when i get home from work or i get home from work and then go out an do something and then write. meaning- about the time i am about to go to sleep. my logic may or may not be a little fuzzy. when i think back about my post (when i'm fully awake, at work for instance) sometimes i don't remember what i wrote about.
so... yeah. sometimes i don't make sense. my bad!
i just finished rereading dark tower 3 (see, i can't remember if i wrote about this before). it used to be my least favorite of the set because i didn't like lud or the mansion scene. mayhaps my previous judgment was too harsh. the idea of the mansion is great. i love haunted houses. but the whole hand-coming-out-of-the-wall seemed a little cheesy to me at first. i was hoping for a more subtle evil like in 1408 (the book, not the movie, ye gods! the movie was a disaster!) but i admit that i flew through all the action so i guess it's not a bad scene. as for lud, i don't hate lud. i actually like lud! i love the scenes that are similar to our own when/world and i like seeing how awesomeness has gone to waste over time. the drumming and the corpses don't bother me either as well as the streets of neurotoxin and the execution lines as the train goes through. what i really REALLY hated was Gasher. I think it's because i'm slightly germophobic and the idea of being touched, let alone dragged through town by a man oozing pus from his face is really gross. i can't imagine the smell of this guy. i am absolutely DISGUSTED by this filthy man.
nonetheless, i have enjoyed reading this [again] and recommend this book and the whole series! some of my favorite parts: River Crossing elders, roland's "just joking", the mechanical awesomeness of SHARDIK (please call north central positronics!), and blaine asking Eddie and Susannah to prove they are from New York.
i am tempted to say that this is a really key book in the series because it fills in a lot of gaps, but hey, ALL the books are really important in the series! you can't really understand the story if you are missing any of the books! in fact, you would better understand the story if you read books IN ADDITION to the seven in the series! (everything's eventual, hearts in atlantis and insomnia for example. even eyes of the dragon contain little tidbits that help too.)
i'm powering on to book four (i'm half way finished already) because... you have to! three ends in a cliff hanger (and not like the other books, it's a REAL cliff hanger) so i figured i'd reread four. and i suppose i only read book five once so i'll have to reread that next. i also only read six once and powered through it to get the last book, at that, so i will probably reread that next. and hey, when you're so close to the end, why not reread the 7th book too? this is how i always end up rereading all the books i love, haha. i haven't read anything new in ages!
this post ended up a lot longer than i had anticipated so here's a song to wash it down with:
INSTANT TIME MACHINE!
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