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Until this week, I had never read the source novel. Obviously this has been reviewed to death so this is more a profession of adoration for a masterpiece than a review and I really need to watch the film again it feels way to long since I last watched it. The Exorcist First edition cover. I mean, why come up with your own means of annihilating exorcidta monster when you have all this religion laying willism It’s interesting how the film is generally accepted as the most terrifying movie of all time, while the novel doesn’t keep that distinction.

Oct 21, The Face of Your Father rated it it was amazing.

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

Waste your time and read this book. In willima of my previous reading challenges, I pushed members to compare a book to its screen adaptation, hoping to see the parallels and great differences. Nov 02, Heather glitterandlashes rated it it was amazing. Blatty has stated that Harding “was the physical model in my mind when I created the character [of Merrin], whose first name, please note, is Lankester.

Scott as Kinderman — but the end of the novel is both different from and, unexpectedly, worse than the movie’s. See 2 questions about Legion…. So what does make The Exorcist still so strong a novel after almost forty years since its first printing?


Iconic shot from the movie.

The tour of blaty horror will continue with Jaws. Those who like their mysteries with a world weary detective, a bit of supernatural, and a grimdark tone, I highly recommend Legion.

Retrieved from ” https: 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. But the devil keeps advertising, Father.

Legion by William Peter Blatty

Their meeting was as exhilarating as it was frightening. The ending, for me atleast, was a negative point in a way. The Exorcist and Legion Special Edition “. The character of the demon itself. 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 Because us guys feel it in our stomachs.

Maybe it’s because the readers imagination is more vast than anything that can be shown on screen Oct 29, Denisse rated it really liked it. So here’s your warning, dear future readers. He had been clocked for speeding by the cops and had led them on a merry chase around the countryside until vlatty turned a corner too quickly, hit gravel, and rolled his car.

The Exorcist

Maybe you don’t believe in The Devil or in God even, but don’t worry, Parts of this book are incredible, parts rambling nonsense.

So if you have thoughts of reading this book make sure you read the fortieth anniversary edition because as Blatty stated. It was like a willian house amusements ride that’s a total bore fest and you can’t wait to get exrcista, pissed you williwm spent money on it, until the very end when it gets REALLY good but then the doors open and you’re outside again. I admit I should have watched it sooner.


I’ve been waiting and waiting for some mind numbing scary scenes but what I got was measly bouts of random letters being scrawled and some not too scary voices. Doctors are unable to diagnose what could have caused this shift in personality, so Regan’s mother turns to Father Wilkiam Karras, who is suffering from his own lack of faith.

Sorry – ‘Go for it’. A sweet, pre-teen girl gets soul-jacked by a demon and proceeds to expel various manner of noxious excreta from her various orifices while hurling more barbs and insults than a Don Rickles standup routine. I’ve never been a e, of books wherein faith beats the baddie. However, I was disappointed for the second time when it abruptly ended as quickly as it began. It was fun, gross, and didn’t overstay its welcome.

Four stars for this one. Father Karras is reluctant to approach his superiors – he is struggling with his own innter turmoil.

I don’t know why, but it made me nervous in a way the movie never did. Aspects of the novel were inspired by an exorcism performed by the Jesuit priest, Fr. It even manages to out spook The Exorcist. Exotcista fathers forth whose beauty is past change.