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Bachman, Richard

Overview
Works: 54 works in 317 publications in 19 languages and 15,574 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Horror tales  Adventure stories  Psychological fiction  Allegories  Paranormal fiction  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author, Translator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Bachman
Blaze : a novel by Richard Bachman( Book )

47 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 3,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., nicknamed Blaze, is a mentally retarded giant of a man living in a decrepit old house. Blaze's best--and only--friend's name is George, and George is a bad influence. It is George who goads Blaze into kidnapping the baby and holding it for a million dollar ransom. As a pitch-black sequence of events unfolds, the true sickness of Blaze's condition comes into focus through painful flashbacks of abuse
The regulators by Richard Bachman( Book )

53 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 3,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayhem descends on the formerly quiet Poplar Street, leaving the survivors in another world of terrible possibilities and terrifying answers.--
Thinner by Stephen King( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The "extraordinary" (booklist) novel of one man's quest to find the source of his nightmare and to reverse it before he becomes ... nothing at all. this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman, "pulsates with evil ... it will have you on the edge of your seat" (publishers weekly)"--
The Bachman books : four early novels by Stephen King( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of Stephen King's early works, written under the pseudonym of Richard Bachman
Blaze by Richard Bachman( Recording )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clayton Blaisdell, Jr., nicknamed Blaze, is a mentally retarded giant of a man living in a decrepit old house. Blaze's best--and only--friend's name is George, and George is a bad influence. It is George who goads Blaze into kidnapping the baby and holding it for a million dollar ransom. As a pitch-black sequence of events unfolds, the true sickness of Blaze's condition comes into focus through painful flashbacks of abuse
The regulators by Richard Bachman( Recording )

25 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the start of a midsummer's day, life seems idyllic on Poplar Street. However, in the house of Seth, an eight-year old autistic child, something is amiss, something which will change the entire neighborhood's concept of reality. By the end of the day, this serene Ohio suburb will become a terrifying slaughterhouse
Thinner by Stephen King( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Billy Halleck has a great life until he accidentally hits an old gypsy women as she crosses a street in their quiet little town. Though a judge finds him blameless, Billy soon finds himself under the ancient gypsy's curse
Roadwork by Stephen King( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a highway project leaves him unemployed and threatens to destroy his home, one man takes on the forces of progress as he embarks on a vengegful showdown of epic proportions
The long walk by Richard Bachman( Recording )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an ultra-conservative America of the not-too distant future when America has become a police state, the annual marathon is the ultimate sports competition. One hundred boys are selected each year to enter a grueling 450-mile marathon walk. The game is simple: maintain a steady walking pace of four miles per hour without stopping. Three warnings, and you're out--permanently. The winner will be awarded whatever he wants for the rest of his life; but a single misstep could be the last
Roadwork by Stephen King( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lone man takes on the wheels of progress in a showdown of cataclysmic proportions. When a highway project puts him out of work and threatens to destroy his home, he has more than enough time on his hands to plot his revenge. Driving his wife and friends away with his obstinate refusal to give in, he pushes the powers-that-be to the limit, taking a stand against what he sees as a criminal act in progress
The running man by Stephen King( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is 2025, and reality TV has progressed to the point where people are willing to wager their lives in exchange for a chance at enormous wealth. Ben Richards is desperate: he needs money to treat his daughter's illness. His last chance is entering a game show called The Running Man. The objective is to elude police and specially trained trackers for a month. The reward is a cool billion dollars. The catch is that everyone else on the planet is watching and willing to turn him in for a reward
Marche ou crève : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in French and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garraty, un jeune adolescent natif du Maine, va concourir pour la "Longue Marche". Mais ce n'est pas une marche comme les autres, plutôt un jeu sans foi ni loi
The running man by Stephen King( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a near-future America, the public is controlled by Free-Vee, a medium much like television. Economic disparity is even more pronounced: in order to get food and medication for his family, Ben Richards volunteers to play a deadly game called the Running Man. He must survive for a month, while one man tries to kill him, as the country watches and jeers Richards via Free-Vee
Les régulateurs : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une paisible après-midi d'été dans une petite ville de l'Ohio - Wentworth. Tout se dérègle à l'arrivée d'une camionnette rouge qui tire sur tout ce qui bouge. A la tombée de la nuit, les habitants qui ont échappé au massacre se trouvent projetés dans une horrible réalité
Blaze by Stephen King( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blaze er en småretarderet kriminel, der planlægger en bortførelse, men sagen kører hurtigt af sporet for ham
Rage : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

11 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le moins bon des cinq romans écrits sous ce pseudonyme par Stephen King
Posesión by Stephen King( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En idyllisk gade i en lille by i Ohio forvandles uden forvarsel til et inferno af rædsel og vanvid, og ondskaben materialiseres gennem en autistisk drengs forestillingsverden
Qual by Stephen King( )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grausam, packend, anrührend Ein grosser Coup soll den geistig zurückgebliebenen Blaze aller Sorgen entledigen. Er entführt das Baby einer reichen Familie. Was wird er dem Kleinen antun? Während alle Welt ihn jagt, um den Horror zu beenden, geht in Blaze eine Verwandlung vor. Das Lösegeld interessiert ihn längst nicht mehr ... Die Kindheit des jungen Blaze ist schrecklich: Die Mutter ist gestorben, und sein Vater, ein Trinker, verprügelt ihn ständig und wirft ihn so oft die Treppe hinunter, bis das Kind einen bleibenden Schaden davonträgt. Der leicht behinderte Junge kommt in ein Kinderheim, wo sich die kommenden Jahre jedoch erst recht qualvoll gestalten. Als Jugendlicher begeht er mit seinem Kumpel George harmlose Straftaten, bis dieser bei einer Stecherei umkommt. Aber George meldet sich aus dem Totenreich und flüstert Blaze ein, einen grösseren Coup zu starten. Um an wirklich viel Geld zu kommen, entführt Blaze schliesslich das Baby einer reichen Familie. Allein mit dem kleinen Bündel Leben, erwacht in ihm eine ungeahnte Fürsorge. Die Flucht vor dem gigantischen Polizeiaufgebot führt in eine Katastrophe
Regulator : Roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El fugitivo by Stephen King( Book )

2 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an America of the future, the nation's most popular television game show offers a life-or-death contest in which contestants must evade the lethal hunters to win a one-billion-dollar jackpot
 
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