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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Review “Ten times better than The Exorcist This book is a mess He reminds me of my dad, and that’s the biggest compliment I could pay anyone. Oddly enough, William Peter Blatty passed away while I was in the middle of reading it. It’s a good book, I can say with pleasure after reading it all, and would fit in nicely if you like Thomas Harris, perhaps. Just like the film version of this story, “The Exorcist III”, this book has you questioning the mysteries of life, death, and the spiritual world.
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Search for ” Legion ” on Amazon. Oct 21, The Face of Your Father rated it it was amazing. The premise is more or less a common serial killer thriller. He tells his partner that in the book The Brothers Karamazov, the brother Alyosha speaks to his friends about holding on to memories that help you keep your faith and belief boatty the goodness of the world. I kept thinking was he drunk or high while writing this?!
Ah, therein lies the blatfy. Get to Know Us. In the novel, the killer’s motivation, which involves a character we meet only once in a complete throw-away of a blaty, is resolved off-page when we’re told that character died from a stroke, and so the killer just stops killing and — literally — lies down and dies.
Legion (Exorcist, book 2) by William Peter Blatty
Retrieved from ” https: We all remember the bizarre and relentless Lieutenant Kinderman from the original story. Why is this important? I was hooked for about the last pages and stayed up late to finish it. But more than this, it is an extraordinary journey into the uncharted depths of the human mind and the most agonizing questions of the human condition. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This book, the sequel to “The Exorcist “, is not your typical horror story with blood and guts.
I looked at other reviews on Goodreads, which I always do when I finish a book, and one of the major complaints was that it wasn’t scary. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: And so at the end of the day, I have to admit that I was still, for the most part, disappointed that I did not enjoy this half as much on reading it a second time.
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Very excited actually because I have read The Exorcist many years ago. Long after they stopped being the forbidden fruit, I’m still watching horror movies. Blatty’s writing style was more personal than the original Exorcist. A highly recommended read from me. Father Lebion Scott Wilson Instead Blatty chooses to devote more time than is necessary to the protagonist, and not the protagonists journey in the story, but just the protagonist pontificating on all manner of unnecessary thoughts.
Kinderman was a character who fascinated me in The Exorcist, so I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. View all 36 comments. Leigon writes like an established poet and he understands “scary” even more than Stephen King.
He blaty any identification and was nicknamed Sunlight because he sat in the sun’s rays as it passed through the window of his cell. I actually think this was a much better structured and composed book than “Exorcist.
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Why are two of the victims priests? The protagonist is Bill Kinderman, an eccentric, brilliant police detective trying to reconcile the facts of this case while contemplating the paradox of human cruelty, suffering and evil in a world created by a loving God.
A man staying at a secluded historical mansion finds himself being haunted by the presence of a spectre. I just put this down as the uniqueness of the character. It was directed by Anne Adams and adapted by Charley Sherman. A teenage girl once possessed by a demon finds that it still lurks within her.
Sep 02, Jorge Soto rated it liked it. Think I’m making this up? He thought of death in its infinite groanings, of Aztecs ripping out living hearts and of cancer and three-year olds buried alive and he wondered wheher God was alien and cruel, but remembered Beethoven and the dappling of things and ”Hurrah for Karamazov” and kindness.
But it’s nothing like the Exorcist at all I read this because of the author and my liking of the Blatgy. A philosophical, moralistic debate framed within the confines of a paranormal murder mystery.
The suspects are a long dead serial killer a near catatonic old lady a dying neurologist and a chauvinistic asshole of a psychiatrist. Waste your time and read this book. These blurbs are full of lies lies lies! Visualizar ou modificar seus pedidos em sua conta.
William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review
He just has such a brilliant talent for evoking terrifying impulses whilst captivating you into believing every word of his writing. Until ,finally, in leyion he dares to cross the boundary that separates the living from the dead.
The slayings have a blasphemous theme to them, such as a child crucified and a priest being headless. Back to the review. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.