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: El exorcista: E Planeta – pp PA. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. William Peter Blatty (Nueva York, ) es el aclamado autor de El exorcista () y del guión cinematográfico de la. of 15 results for Books: “William P. Blatty” Exorcist by William P Blatty ( ). by William P Blatty El Exorcista (The Exorcist).

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Chris asks Father Karras to perform an exorcism – an ages old ritual ell by the Church to purge the demons out of the posessed. He’s just all around swell, well read and smart. The mystery at the heart of the novel is good, and the supernatural elements are chilling, and they alone are what save LEGION from being utterly forgettable.

It quickly became one of my favourite movies and Rl decided I needed to read the book. And boy did I enjoy the results. With no religious ties, the MacNeils seem highly unlikely to have a demon in their lives, but nothing else seems plausible. The boy was sent to his relative’s home on Roanoke Drive in St. Powerfully gripping, a story that is truly frightening with characters that are exorcistq and completely absorbing.

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Some of Blatty’s musings on the nature of good, blaty, God and the universe have stuck with me long after I read “Legion.

It works because religion is integral to the plot. About William Peter Blatty. While mostly free from doubt, the novel does a superb job of leaving just enough of a crack open so that the question is never completely answered.

Blatty just lacks the education to explain it. After First Reading – 4 Stars William Peter Blatty is my favourite author, even though I’ve only read three of his books and liked merely two of them. After a party at the Georgetown home- Chris cannot ignore the fact that something horrible is going on in her house, and with her once so innocent daughter.


The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

The story opens with a scene in an archae I am giving the book a rating of 4. No es precisamente una novela de terror, yo mas bien diria de detectives, esto no quiero decir que sea mala, tuvo sus partes buenas, aunque las primeras paginas se me hicieron aburridas, en comparacion con la novela de “El exorcista” ya que este es la secuela creo que se quedo corto! Books by William Peter Blatty. He seeks proof to encourage the woman that her daughter’s condition can be healed medically, taunts what he believes to be Regan’s unconsciousness taking the form of “demons” about whom she’s heard or read in books.

Its source was southwest. See all 37 questions about The Exorcist…. A little like an updated version of Lovecraft meets Tolstoy meets Kafka. Exorcism House in St. Each decade, each year a new icon of evil is introduced and abolished, but fear I have read it because my brother was a clown to give it to me.

Anyballs, here we are, decades after this book was released and the movie adaptation gave baby boomers nightmares. Kindermanthe homicide detective from The Exorcist.

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He reminds me of my dad, and that’s the biggest compliment I blattty pay anyone. Stu Well I must say this was underwhelming. Imagine not being able to be heard, or seen. Her daugther’s features were contorting into a malevolent mask: But I admit to being biased. We wil,iam remember the bizarre and relentless Lieutenant Kinderman from the original story. It takes itself far too seriously, both in the prose and in the protagonists overwhelmingly boring contemplations about life, science, and God.

While it was produced in and some of the technology is understandably outdated, it packs a punch and was surely quite thrilling at the time. The devil does a lot of commercials.

He scared the crap out of us. For him it’s a beginning, so we celebrate. This is the version I would like to be remembered for.

Born and raised in New York City, Blatty received his bachelor’s degree in English from the Georgetown University inand his master’s degree in English literature from the George Washington University in A police detective, Ell Kinderman, investigates these crimes and ends up visiting a mental asylum, where there are a couple of possible suspects and some connections to the exorcism of a certain Regan MacNeil began wl form Recent investigative research by freelance journalist Mark Opsasnick indicates that Blatty’s novel was based on an actual exorcism of a young boy from Cottage City, Marylandwhom Opsasnick refers to using the pseudonyms Robbie Mannheim and Roland Doe.


AJHD-K finally traces it back to a hospital and finds that the demon from the first book Pazuzu if I recall made a deal with the Gemeni killer’s soul.

It’s boring, pointless, and full of schizophrenic tangents that serve absolutely NO purpose whatsoever. He had experiences that ended on Bkatty 19, The Exorcist First edition cover. However, his character grows as he becomes a well-grounded scholar and seeks to understand what is going on with Regan MacNeil and her obvious struggles with mental stability. exorcistw

View all 31 comments. I’ve become very desensitised to horror, but I think a lot of us still have certain triggers that overwhelm us and send our brain into overdrive. 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.

If Wioliam think only on the raw reading experience, I would say that it was a 3-star material. There’s almost a Rust Cohle-esque feel to Ki This is more or less a follow up to The Exorcist, and it’s actually a great deal better than The Exorcist.

Some of his other notable works are the novels ElsewhereDimiter and Crazy