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