The Long Walk
In a futuristic America ruled by ultraconservatives, one hundred of the nation's hardiest boys must endure a five-hundred-mile marathon race known as the Long Walk, a lethal contest of determination and endurance in which each tortured step becomes a harrowing struggle for survival, in order to... show more
In a futuristic America ruled by ultraconservatives, one hundred of the nation's hardiest boys must endure a five-hundred-mile marathon race known as the Long Walk, a lethal contest of determination and endurance in which each tortured step becomes a harrowing struggle for survival, in order to win fame and fortune. Reissue.
Publish date: April 1st 1999
Publisher: Signet Book
Pages no: 241
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
So many questions, so few answers! It did a great job of pulling you in and at times you could actually feel like you were walking with them, feeling their pain. I can't believe that it's possible though... could you actually walk like that, for five days, and still be alive at the end? I just reall...
My very first Richard Bachman book. For those who don't know, Richard Bachman is a pseudonym for Stephen King, but I see them as two different persons after reading "The importance of being Bachman" !Anyway, my father is a huge fan of his books and I had to start reading them to see what was so grea...
The Long Walk is a re-read for me that I picked back up for Book #7 of the Stephen King Challenge. It is also one of the original stories that King wrote as Richard Bachman. I found it funny in the prologue section entitled The Importance of Being Bachman, King writes that he used his secret alias f...
Right now I'm having mixed feelings about this book. I like the premise and the characters and I did enjoy the story but while they kept walking and walking, I kept waiting and waiting for all these questions in my head to get answered and they really never did. I just personally don't care for ambi...
Synopsis: Ray Garraty--along with 99 other teen boys--has entered the Long Walk, a grueling march at four miles per hour that continues until only one person is standing. The losers receive bullets to the head. As the march progresses, the numbers dwindle, the challenges of continued marching increa...
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