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The Bachman Books

by Stephen King

For years, readers wrote asking if Richard Bachman was really world-bestselling Stephen King writing under another name. Now the secret is out – and so, brought together in one volume, are these three spellbinding stories of future shock and suspense.

The Long Walk: A chilling look at the ultra-conservative America of the future where a gruelling 450-mile marathon is the ultimate sports competition.

Roadwork: An immovable man refuses to surrender to the irresistible force of progress.

The Running Man: TV’s future-favourite game show, where contestants are hunted to death in the attempt to win a $1 billion jackpot.

About the Author

Stephen King has been described by the Guardian as ‘one of the greatest storytellers of our time’, by the Mirror as a ‘genius’ and by The Sunday Times as ‘one of the most fertile storytellers of the modern novel.’ In 2003, he was given the National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, the novelist Tabitha King, for most of the year in Maine, USA


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20 December, 2012

About Stephen King

Stephen King is the bestselling author of more than 50 books. His recent work includes Mr Mercedes, Doctor Sleep and Under the Dome, now a major TV series. His novel 11.22.63 won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller as well as the Best Hardcover Book Award from the International Thriller Writers Association. Many of his books have been turned into celebrated films including Misery, The Shawshank Redemption and The Green Mile. He is the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives with his wife, novelist Tabitha King, in Maine, USA.



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