I think it was just too late for me to enjoy this book. I read the first three numerous times, but lost interest in King post Dark Half and then couldn't wait for part 4. it came out and i was uninterested and when I heard he was completing the series, i picked 4 up, hoping for the spark. there was no spark. I'm sure this would have been fantastic had I read it with the same enthusiasm that boiled in me on the fourth reading of part 3 -- I really wanted to know the background story. Perhaps I'll give this one another shot.