Paperback. Pub Date :2012-12-20 Pages: 992 Language: English Publisher: Hodder Paperback For years. readers wrote asking if Richard Bachman was really world-bestselling Stephen King writing under another name. Now the secret is out – and so. brought together in one volume. are these three spellbinding stories of future shock and suspense.The Long Walk: A chilling look at the ultra-conservative America of the future where a gruelling 450-mile marathon is the ultimate sports competition.Roadwork: An immovable man refuses to surrender to the irresistible force of progress.The Running Man: TVs future-favourite game show. where contestants are hunted to death in the attempt to win a 1 billion jackpot.