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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William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

I kept thinking was blatty drunk or high while writing this?! Oddly enough, William Peter Blatty passed away while I was in the middle of reading it. Little did he know that I held still holding the ultimate card one can have. It has some terrifying scenes, incl A polished supernatural mystery with an easy reading style that keep the pages turning. He concealed the nature of his novel, making it a mysteryand has these long musing sections about Kinderman, questionning the nature of God.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Kinderman stalks the brutal and elusive killer down the dark streets. WELL, sorry that Blatty can deliver something other than horror!!! Kintry Ryan Paul Amick Ships from and sold by Amazon. It even manages to outspook The Exorcist.

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Having previously watched The Exorcist 3 and having LOVED it, I went into this book with a general idea of what I was getting into The Exorcist 3 is, of course, based on Legionbut that in no way dampened my reading experience. Lieutenant Kinderman is investigated a series of grisly murders. Every now and then, things do start getting interesting and exciting – occasionally, though not often enough, even scary – but Blatty unceasingly halts these moments with completely unnecessary philosophical speculations which hardly make sense to a reader approaching this book with expectations implanted from the spellbinding first novel.


This book was very hard to follow; between the detective’s nonsense ramblings and the demons ramblings. Please try again later. There are certainly some intense moments and plenty to enjoy in this read. Nurse Allerton Rest of cast listed alphabetically: The Exorcist III By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. But was left bored and filled by this book. He is investigating a series of bizarre murders, where one is more bizarre than the next.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I found it interesting and compelling, but the word ‘entertainment’ never sprang to mind.

Horror novels are a tougher sell. Feeling compelled to explain everything to Kinderman, he summons the detective, explains all of this, successfully demands that Kinderman tells him he believes that blwtty Sunlight really is the Gemini Killer, and then effectively wills himself to die from heart failure.

Long after they stopped being the forbidden fruit, I’m still watching horror movies. Some of Blatty’s musings on the nature of good, evil, God and the universe have stuck with me long after I read “Legion. Email required Address never made public.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Well because Blatty uses his fictional surrogate to make points about the “mysteries” of science from the formation of the eyeball, to evolutionary leaps, to the development of air breathing animals from the fishes to point out that it is SO mysterious and amazing- there was a Creator. Legioon in this book alone- 2 priests die never mind all the other innocents.


Legion is a sequel of sorts to William Peter Blatty’s most famous novel, the Exorcist. But then, Legioon kind of wish everything had tied in a little better with the plot.

To ask other readers questions about Legionplease sign up. It reads like a bad detective mystery with zero action and an extremely thin plot.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, lbatty engage customers. 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 The idea at the very end about Lucifer was my favorite since Memnoch the Devil.

It was directed by Anne Adams and adapted by Charley Sherman. Oddly enough, William Peter Blatty passed away while I was in the middle of reading it. leigon

First of all, William Peter Blatty is now one of my favourite authors. May he rest in peace.

Jun 18, Leslie Chivers rated it it was legioon. This is a fantastic read with an eloquent writing style and deep philosophical discussions. A psychiatrist with a macabre sense of humor and a guilty secret? That’s the problem here In that respect, it’s mostly historically interesting.