Anyone else have a hard time getting through this one. I really, REALLY enjoyed The Drawing of Three, so I was quite excited to read Wastlands. But I ended up being really disappointed. I don't know what it was, but at some point I ended up getting very bored with it. I honestly can't say what it was, but it was hard for me to finish it. After the fast paced an thrilling book that was The Drawing of Three, I was really let down by this one.
Is there anyone else who had a hard time getting through this?
I have to reread every sK thing in order to be able to state which of them I don't like as much. I think this is just due to my having waited so long in life to discover sK that when I finally did the baptism happened so that it's all good.
I thought the Wastelands was a pretty good continuation of the story. There were some aspects I didn't like much, and being one who read the books as they were published, I was really cheesed by the ending. That was mainly because I had to wait until the next book was published, which was the story of Roland's younger years. Now that one (Wizards and Glass) was my least favourite of the series.
Welcome to the forum Notepad. I was exactly the same. I loved Drawing of the 3, it is my favourite of the series, and is one of my top 5 of all his books I have read. I found the problem was the pace. The first half seemed drastically slow, and it only really got going when the reached Lud. Watelands is easily my least favourite DT book so far but I am currently reading DT7, and have not yet read wind through the keyhole.
I've read the series 3 times, the second time I listened to the audiobooks. What's funny is that thinking back I really can't differentiate the books anymore, they have become one stream of consciousness to me so to speak.
Hadn't realized that until I read this thread. Food for thought, thanks.