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The Long Walk - Stephen King

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Fiction - Horror - ISBN: 0451196716

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Excellent

Prothe hook it has on the reader

Consthe fact that you think about this sotry all the t...

When Stephen King did the stunt of writing under a different name for a while, Richard Bachman, this was put under some of the titles. For Valentine's Day i bought my boyfriend the compilation of the Bachman Books along with RAGE , The Running Man and another story, but I will talk about the...

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Excellent

“ONLY ONE WILL SURVIVE”

published 26/05/2001

ProA book you'll be thinking about months after

Consending was too predictable

It is the in-depth story of how a boy named Garraty must survive the greatest challenge of his life: the Long Walk. This annual event is summarised as follows: 100 boys start walking; if you walk under 4 miles per hour, you get a warning; after 3 warnings, if you slow down again, you are shot...

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Excellent

ProHorribly fascinating

ConsOnly if you strongly dislike short stories

As the title states this is the single most disturbing book i've ever read, and i've read quite a few. Being a large stephen King fan books like The Stand and The Shining fall into your lap easily due to their fame and quotes written on the front such as, Number one bestseller and so on. My...

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Excellent

“The road is long.”

published 25/02/2004

ProA quick hit

ConsAn easy ending

The Long Walk is part of the Bachman Books which also includes the superb Running Man(dont' think Arnie cos it ain't like that), rage (think The Body with violence) and Roadwork(bizarre). This is my favourite of the collection. Firstly, as soon as the walk starts you know what is going to happen...

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Excellent

ProOne of King's best stories

ConsI've already read it!

The story of Garraty (Maine's own) and his entry into the most surreal national competition in America. The basic story invoves a group of boys who have entered the greatest competition there is- to walk over 4 mph. Now that might sound odd, and perhaps boring, but I assure you this is not the...

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Excellent

“Truly Brilliant”

published 14/11/2000

ProMoving, Exciting and wonderfully written

ConsNone

The Long Walk is one of the Bachman books. It can be bought along with The Running Man, The Rage and Roadwork as the compliation 'The Bachman Books'. The Long Walk stands out from the rest of the stories and rates at the top of all King's wonderful stories. The Long Walk is about a competition...

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Excellent

“Buy this book”

published 31/08/2008

ProPlot, characters, descriptions...I could go on

ConsThe ending is a little disappointing

100 teenage boys, walking. Only one will survive. The winner's prize - whatever he desires. It *should* be boring, but it's anything but. You will cringe with horror at some of the happenings, and cheer for our main character, Ray Garraty. King conveys the experience of the boys with such clarity...

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Super

ProFeels like you know the characters

ConsErmmmm

The Long Walk is a book written by Stephen King under the pen name Richard Bachman. It is part of the Bachman Books which are all set in the future. It is the story about several different men and their journey through the country as they take part in a gruelling 450 mile long marathon which is...

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Excellent

“King Kicks Again”

published 10/03/2006

ProGood Long Read

ConsIt Finishes!!

As usual from the Master, an original unbelievably believable tale! No monsters no aliens no virus' no zombies but there are few stories I've ever read that can be any more horrifying than this. You hate the fact that there can be only one winner and hope for a happy ever after. But of course...

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Fiction - Horror - ISBN: 0451196716

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Type: Fiction

Genre: Horror

Title: The Long Walk

Author: Stephen King

ISBN: 0451196716

EAN: 9780451196712

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