WorldCat Identities

Bachman, Richard

Overview
Works: 54 works in 491 publications in 20 languages and 16,124 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Action and adventure fiction  Horror tales  Adventure stories  Psychological fiction  Dystopian fiction  Allegories  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Bachman
The regulators by Richard Bachman( Book )

70 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a mining town in Ohio, a boy is invaded by an evil spirit living in a nearby silver mine. The spirit organizes a bloody massacre of the boy's neighborhood by characters from B-movies and Saturday morning TV cartoons which the boy regularly watches
Blaze : a novel by Richard Bachman( Book )

83 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 3,688 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
Thinner by Stephen King( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,655 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 )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and held by 1,635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rage: A high school show-and-tell session explodes into a nightmare of evil -- The long walk: Only death can keep you from the finish line- in the ultimate competition of the all-too-near future-- Roadwork: What happens when one good-and-angry man fights back is murder- and then some-- The running man: In the year 2025, the best men don't run for president. They run for their lives--"--Page 4 of cover
Blaze by Richard Bachman( Recording )

20 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 1,374 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 )

27 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,155 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
The long walk by Stephen King( Book )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the wishes of his mother, sixteen-year-old Ray Garraty is about to compete in the annual grueling match of stamina and wits known as The Long Walk. One hundred boys must keep a steady pace of four miles per hour without ever stopping ... with the winner being awarded "The Prize"--Anything he wants for the rest of his life. But, as part of this national tournament that sweeps through a dystophian America year after year, there are some harsh rules that Garraty and ninety-nine others must adhere to in order to beat out the rest. There is no finish line--the winner is the last man standing. Contestants cannot receive any outside aid whatsoever. Slow down under the speed limit and you're given a warning. Three warnings and you're out of the game--permanently
Thinner by Stephen King( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 360 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 )

68 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's all coming to an end for Barton Dawes. The city's Highway 784 extension is in the process of being constructed right across town and inexorably through every aspect of Bart's existence--whether it's about to barrel over the laundry plant where he makes a living, or soon to smash through the very home where he makes a life. As a result, Bart's suffering a complete and irrevocable burnout of the mental circuit breaker that keeps a mild-mannered person from turning to violence. Rather than give everything up without a fight, he's ready and waiting to ignite an explosive confrontation with the legislative forces gathered against him
The long walk by Richard Bachman( Recording )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 190 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 )

9 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 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 92 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
Blood and smoke by Stephen King( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 compact discs; 4 hours; Read by Stephen King
The running man by Stephen King( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 42 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
Rage : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 2003 in 7 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le moins bon des cinq romans écrits sous ce pseudonyme par Stephen King
Les régulateurs : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in French and held by 34 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
Amok : Roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El fugitivo by Stephen King( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 15 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
Regulator : Roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qual by Stephen King( )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 11 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
 
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