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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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The theatrical version was flawed and we loved to blame the “suits” who demanded changes and re-shoots. I love Blatty’s prose and his existential ponderings through the beloved Detective Lieutenant Kinderman. He stared at the sun coming up behind the Capitol, streaking the Potomac with orange light, and then down at the outrage, the horror at his feet. Waste your time and read this book. He wrote the novel The Exorcist and the subsequent screenplay version for which he won an Academy Award.

The dialogue of his mother-in-law, whom we meet in Kinderman’s home life, is even worse. The main character of Det. It has its moments of excitement, creepiness, and that gruesome stuff we love about Blatty he doesn’t exactly hold back. These blurbs are full of lies lies lies!

This leaves about 50 pages for Blatty to deliver a conclusion and he does. I still recommend it to Blatty fans, a well as fans of dark crime. Well, I just wish I had known this was the ride I was in for before I read. And that is why I was very disappointed and aggravated.


Legion gets 5 stars out of 5 from me! The entirety of the story is crammed into the first few chapters and the last few chapters, with the middle chapters containing little more than filler, especially the multiple chapters that follow Dr.

This book is not scary, not terrifying and didn’t really make much sense. Commencing on the 25th of August. Audible Download Audio Books.

Although the supernatural aspect was a little overdone in this book, I still like it better than The Exorcist. Legion isn’t really ‘high art’, but it’s well written, entertaining, and cerebral. I found it interesting and compelling, but the word …more It’s a densely written novel, and it doesn’t place all the answers out there on a plate.

This is concentrated at the leglon though, and can be easily avoided unless it’s your thing. Here he finds a number of suspects:. Kindermanthe homicide detective from The Exorcist. New York Blattty reviewers of his early comic novels noted, “Nobody can write funnier lines lfgion William Peter Blatty,” describing him as “a gifted virtuoso who writes like S. A sarcastic, yet deeply compassionate character that you can’t help but love through all of his blustering, or schmaltz as he likes to call it.

Aug 01, Luciana rated it it was amazing.

William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

However, an audio commentary with William Peter Blatty makes no mention of this, simply saying Miller was “unavailable”. Many times the book makes a point of how “facts” confuse the truth which seems to be almost blatantly retarded to your average modern atheist with 27 years of additional scientific evidence for everything posited as one of these truth confusing “facts”. The story is engrossing and captivating as is the main character. Learn more about Amazon Prime.


Scott, the eerie atmosphere and photography and the best jump scare I have ever seen.

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This supernatural murder mystery starts strong, but Blatty seems to rush his way through the end. The fight for the fate of humanity had to happen within the heart of men. I legino with what one reviewer intimated here; the philosophical digressions are in no way distractions and are in fact what makes this novel great.

The Exorcist 2 books. The Haunting of Hill House.

A legjon waste of time to read. The slayings have a blasphemous theme to them, such as a child crucified and a priest being headless.

Legion by William Peter Blatty

The detective protagonist is at a complete loss as to how to find the culprit. Let me go all William Peter Blatty and explain: As with The Exorcist, the novel is much better, without the interference of Hollywood, as you get with the movie. So here’s your warning, dear future readers. Counter Attendant John Coe