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while stephen king's 'Dark Tower' series may not be as popular as the lord of the rings or harry potter, can it be considered as good of a story?
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g442
Jan 25, 2010
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melonchollylife
Jan 26, 2010
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The popularity of a novel does not define it's greatness - don't judge a book by it's cover so to speak. In fact, the now popular "Twilight" series was out for years before it really caught on. Good books often just don't get the popularity fast - I'm sure the "Dark Tower" series will... All in good time.

 
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thales
Jan 26, 2010
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Is this meant to suggest that the 'Twilight' series is great...or a good story...or even well-written, for that matter? I'll give you 'addictive' and 'at least the first book was considerably less flawed than the later ones', but that's about as far as I can go!

That said, 'Lord of the Rings' was small and culty for decades before it was a set of blockbuster movies, and from what little I know 'Dark Tower' still holds that proud and coveted status. It's hardly fair to compare two series with break-the-bank movies made out of them to one that doesn't have that yet, and then suggest that popularity should be any kind of factor in the determination.

 
akulakhan
Jan 29, 2010
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If only I could read...

 


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