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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”. Compre o livro Legion na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e William Peter Blatty (), the writer of numerous novels and. Written by: David Blackthorn After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale: Legion.

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Little did he know that I held still holding the ultimate card one can have. Feeling compelled to explain everything to Kinderman, he summons the detective, explains all of this, successfully demands that Kinderman tells him he believes that he Sunlight really is the Gemini Killer, and then effectively wills himself to die from heart failure.

The links and tie-ins to The Baltty were pretty great, it makes me want to reread that one again. The suspense is breathtaking, and the ideas dark, deadly and fascinating. Don’t believe the blurbs on the back boatty this book and pick up something else to read.

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:. Just a moment lebion we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Even IF this book had picked up the day after The Exorcist and continued the exact same story, just due to the way it’s written, it wouldn’t feel blatgy same. If you are deeply boatty like it.


For everyone else, rent the movie instead, bad exorcism scene and all. This novel made me question long standing beliefs, things for which I thought I stood on firm ground.

This seems to be more of a very loose tie in than a direct sequel to the Exorcist. You suddenly realize you’re reading something you care about.

William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

See and discover other items: May he rest in peace. A fun, yet beautiful character who refers to one man that had passed on as “a poem,” and another lady who went insane over lost love as, “A giant, in a world where love doesn’t last, she was a giant. July was an epic reading month!

The word ‘exorcism’ never even appeared until p. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty.

Blatty is an excellent story teller and brings back a few characters from “The Exorcist ” in this story of a series of gruesome murders that we soon learn is directly related to events surrounding the exorcism of a young girl that took place in the area several years prior. Second Dream Boy Cherie Baron Studio meddling had something to do with the sloppiness of the film, but reading this novel reveals some of the faults lie in the source material.

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Not a laymans understanding. I do not, however, expect my friend Aileene – whom I encouraged to read this novel with me – to be as forgiving. I played the “I’m-the-youngest-in-the-family card. I found re-reading The Exorcist a very rewarding experience, affirming even further my love for that book.

That is ultimately the only thing you need to make a novel successful. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The film’s producers famously demanded that an exorcism be added to the climax, since the word “exorcist” was in the title and they thought that was what the audience wanted to see.


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Legion (Exorcist, book 2) by William Peter Blatty

Now, don’t get me wrong, William Peter Blatty is a phenomenal writer but this is falls slightly short for me. He had vision and ambition.

Even if Kinderman has seen some shit during his lifetime, the truth about the series of murders he’s investigating is going far beyond what he could have imagined. Many times the book makes a point of how “facts” confuse the truth whi Parts of this book are incredible, parts lefion nonsense.

Well, now I know. I wonder how the ending was different? Full Cast and Crew. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. A thoughtful meditation on the nature of good, evil, and God, disguised as a horror-tinged thriller.