William Peter Blatty’s director’s cut of “The Exorcist III” which was thought to be lost. its original title, this is the definitive cut of the film based on his novel ” Legion”. Written by: David Blackthorn After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale. In my quest to find the ultimate horror novel, I gave William Peter Blatty, another sacred monster of the genre, a try. After all, his novel LEGION.

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Sure, a bit stereotypical, but very entertaining.

More about William Peter Blatty. WELL, sorry that Blatty can deliver something other than horror!!! He then tells them, ‘First, and above all, be kind,’ to which they all shout, ‘Hurrah for Karamazov.

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In the Tall Grass. Hardcoverpages. A boy, crucified; a priest, decapitated; another priest slain; a nurse, slaughtered — all bear the Zodiac mark of the Gemini Killer. Twinkle, Twinkle, williaj Kane. The title is derived from The Bibleparticularly The Gospel of Lukewhich describes Jesus traveling in the land of Gadarenes where he encounters a man possessed by demons:. It’s written strongly and laced with undertones of an exhausted father who’s children just refuse to see the light, despite all lrgion the “facts” to the contrary.

But if you loved the original you don’t want to miss this one. Fate and The Exorcist: Open Preview See a Problem?

Kindermanthe homicide detective from The Exorcist. That’s like listening to a band and expecting the same song over and over again February 1, Imprint: He says this led to him sharing the role with Miller in the theatrical cut.


A neurologist who can no longer bear the pain life inflicts on its victims?

The suspense is breathtaking, and the ideas dark, deadly, and fascinating. He likes to make you think. I love the second one too. Use the HTML below. It was directed by Anne Adams and adapted by Charley Sherman. The protagonist might well be going through some kind of brain malignancy, and Blatty describes some odd neural phenomena as well as introducing the necessary supernatural stuff.

On the other hand, some evidence points to the severely disturbed patients in a Washington neurology ward, and to neurologist Vincent Amfortas, who’s been hearing voices and behaving oddly ever since his beloved wife died of meningitis. The answers are revealed in a climax glatty stunning that it could only have been written by the author of The Exorcist —William Peter Blatty. Those parts of the musings of AJHD K are liberally littered with Jewish sayings, banal ramblings and utterly obscure mumblings of AJHD K as he tries to convince the reader that he really does have a modicum of true intellect.

Exorcist steps The Exorcist: I do not, however, expect my friend Aileene – whom Blagty encouraged to read this novel with williiam – peterr be as forgiving. Leave a Reply Cancel petdr Enter your comment here But not because the story spooked me. A mysterious mental patient, locked in silent isolation? Sep 02, Jorge Soto rated it liked it.

Why are two of the victims priests? As the story opens, it has been years since the horrific events of THE EXORCIST have occurred, and years more since the established iwlliam of one of the most notorious serial killers A philosophical, moralistic debate framed within the confines of a paranormal murder mystery.


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Like The Exorcistit involves demonic possession. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Views Read Edit View history. That’s not a criticism; it’s essentially what “The Exorcist” was as well.

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Kinderman already sees that the boy is mutilated in a way identical to the victims of a serial killer known as the Gemini Killer, who was apparently shot to death by police twelve years previously while climbing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Anyway, this girl is now a big fan of William Peter Blatty, and I’m now on the lookout for some more of his books.

I don’t want to give anything away, so let’s just say that I highly recommend this book!

He has to investigate a series of murders with clues that lead him to a hospital and ultimately the psych ward. The evidence from the crime scene match those of a serial killer who everybody thought was dead.

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