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The Running Man - Stephen King
The Running Man
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A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman.It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where... show more
A desperate man attempts to win a reality TV game where the only objective is to stay alive in this #1 national bestseller from Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman.It was the ultimate death game in a nightmare future America. The year is 2025 and reality TV has grown to the point where people are willing to wager their lives for a chance at a billion-dollar jackpot. 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 where the goal is to avoid capture by Hunters who are employed to kill him. Surviving this month-long chase is another issue when everyone else on the planet is watching—and willing to turn him in for the reward. Each night all Americans tune in to watch. So far, the record for survival is only eight days. Can Ben Richards beat the brutal odds, beat the rigged game, beat the entire savage system? He’s betting his life that he can… With an introduction by Stephen King on “The Importance of Being Bachman,” The Running Man is a terrifying novel about the eternal fight of good versus evil.
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Format: kindle
ISBN: 9781501141355
ASIN: B018ER7JWW
Publisher: Scribner
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
1.0 The Running Man
I never would have thought that a book with this premise would be so bad. I know that Stephen King is a hit or miss author for me, but this has to be the book written by him I actually dislike the most. The main problem for me was the fact that I couldn´t root for the main character, Ben Richards....
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4.0 The Running Man
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Cody's Bookshelf
Cody's Bookshelf rated it
4.0 THE RUNNING MAN Review
Synopsis: Ben Richards is out of work and out of luck. His eighteen-month-old daughter is sick, and neither Ben nor his wife can afford to take her to a doctor. For a man with no cash and no hope from the poor side of town, there’s only one thing to do: become a contestant on one of the Network’s Ga...
Bücherratten
Bücherratten rated it
5.0 King, Stephen - Menschenjagd
Inhalt Die Ultimative Gameshow: Wer verliert, ist tot Reality-TV im Jahr 2025: In der Gameshow Running Man werden die Kandidaten zu Freiwild – gejagt von einem Killerkommando und der ganzen Nation. Wer überlebt, gewinnt eine Milliarde Dollar – und wird er dabei selbst zum Mörder, gibt es einen Bonu...
Ina Okami
Ina Okami rated it
3.0 الهارب
سمعت الكثير عن الترجمة المروعة لهذا الكتابوفعلاً كانت الترجمة سيئة .. وسيئة جداًلكنها ليست بالمستوى المرعب الذي تم وصفه لي فقد قيل لي أن الترجمة قد أحالت الكتاب إلى طلاسمالحق أن الكتاب كان مفهوماً ولكن الترجمة السيئة أضاعت الكثير من متعتههناك مفردات ضاعت عند المقارنة بين اللغة الإنجليزية والعربيةتشع...
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