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The Running Man

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3 years ago at Feb 18 7:57
7 votes
2025. The world was dominated by free TV and brutal game shows, people are clearly divided into the rich, with everything, and the poor who live in extreme poverty. The atmosphere is contaminated, among the poorest spread all kinds of respiratory diseases, which often lead to death, because people don’t have the money for doctors. From this world comes Ben Richards. Ben goes to a game show in wh... read more


7 years, 3 months ago at Nov 23 17:34
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Ambientato in un'America del futuro cinica e spietata, un uomo partecipa a un gioco televisivo per il quale guadagnerà cento dollari per ogni ora di sopravvivenza da latitante e, allo scadere di trenta giorni, un miliardo di dollari. Una critica feroce alla società dei media e della manipolazione mentale dei popoli.
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Description: Amazon.com Review Stephen King (writing as Richard Bachman) crafted The Running Man early in his career, though after such mega-hits as Carrie and The Shining. A bit of a departure from the supernatural horror that is most frequently associated with his work, the novel describes a science fiction dystopia where market capitalism and television game shows have spiraled out of control, and the separation between the haves and the have-nots has been formalized with separate currencies. King establishes characters quickly, creating sympathy in the first few pages for Ben Richards--whose 18-month-old baby girl is suffering from a ... (more)
Manufacturer: Signet
Release date: 1 August 1999
ISBN-10 : 0451197968 | ISBN-13: 9780451197962
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