The Running Man

The Running Man

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Paperback Published on: 14/06/2007
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Synopsis

The iconic bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, 'Love The Hunger Games? . . . This prescient novel is a fast-paced and fun read - a harbinger of reality TV - and you'll root for Ben to outwit the Games Network in this grim fight to the death' (Today Books, NBC News) - now with a stunning new cover look.It's not just a game when you're running for your life.Every night they tune in to the nation's favourite prime-time TV game show.They all watch, from the sprawling slums to the security-obsessed enclaves of the rich. They all watch the ultimate live death game as the contestants try to beat not the clock, but annihilation at the hands of the Hunters. Survive thirty days and win the billion dollar jackpot - that is the promise. But the odds are brutal and the game rigged. Best score so far is eight days.And now there is a new contestant, the latest Running Man, staking his life while a nation watches.Publisher's note: The Running Man is also one of the three stories featured in The Bachman Books.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444723540
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 186g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 20 mm

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