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The Running Man is a science fiction thriller novel by American writer Stephen King, first published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman in 1982 as a paperback original. It was collected in 1985 in the omnibus The Bachman Books.The novel is set in a dystopian United States during the year 2025, in which the nation's economy is in ruins and world violence is rising.
The Man Who Would Be King tells the story of two men out to seek their fortunes as they go into a small village and build themselves up as people of importance in order to start their own nation.Read through all our book reviews, and discover the best rated fiction, non-fiction and children's books.A small town in Maine again serves as King's (Nightmares and Dreamscapes, 1993, etc.) setting in this deft, steady tale, in which two lovable geezers travel through hyper-reality to balance the books of human existence, or something to that effect. Since his wife's recent death, Ralph Roberts, age 70, has been beset by insomnia and hallucinations. These hallucinations appear as auras.
The Shadow King Alec Hutson 9.0. Scarred by what transpired on the island of the sorceress Niara, Keilan and his companions journey north, bearing a weapon forged to end the unnatural existence of the Chos. Latest reviews Click on a book's name to read the full review. The Bone Shard Daughter Andrea Stewart 9.0. In an empire controlled by bone shard magic, Lin, the former heir to the.Read More
Book Reviews. Latest; Search. Search. Clear this text input. fiction A Novel Imagines the Fate of Twin Sisters, One Passing for White “The Vanishing Half,” by Brit Bennett, considers fraught.Read More
KS2 Book Review Examples. Make your writing lessons engaging with our collection of resources to teach and support your KS2 class how to write an impressive book review. Browse through our wonderful collection of resources to encourage children to analyse the books they have read to help them develop a healthy reading habit. book review book review template book reviews world book day reading.Read More
The book’s premise, of something bizarre happening to a man’s weight, most obviously recalls King’s Thinner, published under his Richard Bachman pseudonym. That one was about a man who can’t stop losing weight after he’s been cursed, his body irreparably wasting away. Elevation has a man getting lighter, but invisibly so. His obese.Read More
A review is a more demanding task that asks you to read a book, think about it and put together a written piece that will tell others whether they should read it, too. Yeah, the temptation is great: if you got bored to death but spent money on it and so decided to read it to the end anyway, you may well want others to do the same. Get redeemed, so to say. Or at least have a dark pleasure of.Read More
The Lord of the Rings (Tolkien), The Name of the Wind and Wise Man's Fear (Rothfuss), The Dark Tower series (King), The Farseer, Liveship and Tawny Man trilogies (Hobb) and A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen (Erikson). Honourable mentions should go to The Belgariad (Eddings), The Magicians Trilogy (Grossman), Narnia Chronicles (Lewis).Read More
Mr. Mercedes is a novel by American writer Stephen King.He calls it his first hard-boiled detective book. It was published on June 3, 2014. On June 10, 2014 the author described Mr. Mercedes on Twitter as the first volume of a projected trilogy, to be followed in the first half of 2015 by Finders Keepers, the first draft of which was finished around the time Mr. Mercedes was published, and End.Read More
The complete review's Review:. King Leopold's Ghost tells the story of King Leopold II of Belgium and his (mis)rule of a colony that he essentially owned, known variously as the Congo, the Belgian Congo, and Zaire. It is a wild and unpleasant story of man's capacity for evil and the peculiar manifestations of it. King Leopold II, who never set foot in his fiefdom, managed (with the help of.Read More
Below is another book review installment from Rachel Stephens. Rachel is a 20-something financial analyst who also guest blogs over at Mind Averse. In the book billed as “the Bible of financial freedom,” George Clason shares a timeless set of principles in The Richest Man In Babylon.His goal, to provide insight to “those who are ambitious for financial success,” is achieved through.Read More
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