WorldCat Identities

Bachman, Richard

Works: 58 works in 461 publications in 17 languages and 17,073 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Horror fiction  Suspense fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Adventure stories  Horror tales  Psychological fiction  Dystopian fiction  Allegories  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Bibliographic antecedent
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard Bachman
Blaze : a novel by Richard Bachman( Book )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 3,572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally written thirty-five years ago but never published, a crime novel chronicles the life and times of Clayton Blaisdell, Jr.--the crimes committed against him and the crimes he himself commits, including a kidnapping he is doomed to attempt
Thinner by Stephen King( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,479 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 )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1996 in English and Italian and held by 1,663 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 )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Swedish and held by 1,387 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 )

26 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 1,160 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 running man by Richard Bachman( Book )

30 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 1,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This No. 1 bestseller, which tells a gritty tale of a futuristic game of lifeor death, has been repackaged with a new cover
Thinner by Stephen King( Recording )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 369 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
The long walk by Stephen King( Book )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 353 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
Roadwork by Stephen King( Book )

20 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 235 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 192 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"--Publisher's description
Roadwork by Stephen King( Recording )

8 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 182 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 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 2025. The Running Man is America's favorite television game show. Every night the whole nation watches this ultimate competition, where contestants try to beat annihilation at the hands of the Hunters in order to win a billion dollar jackpot. Ben Richards is the program's latest contestant, and as the Hunters stalk him with America attentively watching, he discovers that this game of death might be rigged
Blood and smoke by Stephen King( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 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
El fugitivo by Stephen King( Book )

24 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 41 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
Rage : roman by Richard Bachman( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 34 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 32 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
Posesión by Stephen King( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En idyllisk gade i en lille by i Ohio forvandles uden forvarsel til et inferno af rædsel og vanvid, og ondskaben materialiseres gennem en autistisk drengs forestillingsverden
Qual by Stephen King( )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 10 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
A rendcsinálók by Stephen King( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in Hungarian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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