A Review of Stephen King’s The Running Man

*This review was written as part of The Stephen King Project* The Running Man (1982) is a novel by Stephen King, originally published under his pseudonym, Richard Bachman (For those who are only familiar with the film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, the film is only very loosely based on King’s story). It is set in a dystopian United […]

A Review of Stephen King’s (Richard Bachman’s) Roadwork

*This review was written as part of The Stephen King Project* Roadwork was published as an original paperback in 1981 under King’s pseudonym, Richard Bachman. The novel follows Bart Dawes as his life spirals out of control due to the death of his son, the breakdown of his marriage and the road work that will tear […]

A Review of Stephen King’s The Long Walk (Written Under the Pseudonym, Richard Bachman)

*This review was written as part of The Stephen King Project*   The Long Walk is set in a dystopian North America and follows a torturous annual walking contest for teenage boys. Described as a “national sport,” The Long Walk features one hundred participants who must walk non-stop while maintaining a speed of 4 miles/hour. Long […]