What other stories would have Bachman books?

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Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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#26
I don't see any pug. WTH is going on with my computer tonight?
I dunno - I was trying to change my avatar and all kinds of weird things were happening so I just went back to the same old pug, even if he is now standing still!

And yeah - now it appears to be blank :facepalm_smiley::dunno:
 

AchtungBaby

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Dec 5, 2011
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There's no law that states that you can only have one of each title of King books in your possession.......just sayin'. :dbl: I have duplicates of almost every one.
Yep, same here. I have at least one hardcover and at least one paperback copy of each book. I love the new mass market paperback artwork for the books, too, so it looks like I'll soon start collecting those....
 
Mar 8, 2012
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NJ
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Well, I thought Blaze was an unexpectedly touching and beautiful piece of work, so I figured mebbe the cancer of the pseudonym got to Bachman and he was kinda mellowing out a bit before the Reaper came calling.
I'll defend you and say that Joyland definitely has a Bachman vibe to it. In addition, it was published by Hard Case Crimes, the house that published Blaze, so it sort of makes sense.
 

skimom2

Just moseyin' through...
Oct 9, 2013
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I think Bachman really died with The Running Man. Mr. King's style, particularly in his embrace of darkness, may have changed a bit over the years, but it is still recognizably the same man who wrote the early King books. Early Bachman is a notably different style, but he couldn't keep it up for long. There's a reason that Thinner marked the publishing end of that pseudonym. I remember reading it and being very sure it was Mr. King, and I was only a kid (17). Had he published Misery as Bachman, there would be no question. Every writer has tics, things that carry through from story to story, that are as identifiable as a retinal scan. The Regulators is ugly and nasty, and I personally don't like it at all, but it's recognizably King.
 
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