The Bachman Books

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Hodder & Stoughton, Jun 14, 2007 - Fiction - 992 pages
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The name on the covers was Bachman. But the imagination could only belong to one man. This is a compelling collection of three spellbinding stories of future shock and suspense. It includes: "The Long Walk", "Roadwork", and "The Running Man" - in which Stephen King also explains 'Why I was Richard Bachman'.

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User Review  - bekkil1977 - LibraryThing

Four early SK novellas. First up, "Rage", about a high school boy who takes a gun to school. Charlie holds a class prisoner while various adults try to negotiate with him. He unleashes his disdain on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carol420 - LibraryThing

These four novels have nothing whatsoever to do with the supernatural, as King was using his pseudonym early on as a vehicle to write and publish fiction outside of the expectations he had created ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

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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