Aug the Twenty-First
IT RAINS IN SPAIN AND BLAINE IS A PAIN. LET THE CONTEST BEGIN.
After I finished The Waste Lands I looked up how long it took King to give Wizard and Glass to the world – took him six years. 1991-1997, six whole years, Journal, between the publishing of books three and four. Could you imagine having to wait that long after Waste Land’s ending to read the next volume of this story? I don’t think I would have been able to handle it, honestly. I might have shown up at King’s house with a puss on my face and a big iron of sandalwood grip hanging off my hip.
The first time I read this series I spent a few days scouring the internet for everybody else’s opinion on it, y’know, just to make sure everyone else felt the same way as me, and I remember a lot of folks were saying that W&G was the worst book of the series by far. But for every negative comment about W&G, there was at least one Constant Reader saying that, when you inevitably reread the series, you’ll have a newfound appreciation for it.
I got right up to the point where Roland’s about to start telling the story of Susan today. The first time I read W&G, what I read today was my favorite part. The story of Roland’s past was cool and all, but it just didn’t connect with me for some reason. It felt almost foreign to me. Curious to see how I feel about it this time ‘round.
Thank you, Journal. Good sleeps and good dreams~
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