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Product picture for The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Edition by William Peter Blatty
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Originally published in 1971, The Exorcist is now a major television series on FOX. It remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary phenomenon: It spent fifty-seven weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, seventeen consecutively at number one. Inspired by a true story of a child’s demonic possession in the 1940s, William Peter Blatty created an iconic novel that focuses on Regan, the eleven-year-old daughter of a movie actress residing in...
Book cover from The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
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A Jesuit priest, unable to find plausible explanations for an eleven-year-old's strange behavior, begins to suspect demonic possession
Book cover from The Ninth Configuration by William Peter Blatty
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Title: The Ninth Configuration Binding: Paperback Author: WilliamPeterBlatty Publisher: TorBooks
Book cover from Legion: A Novel from the Author of The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
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Just in time for the 40th anniversary of The Exorcist -- Legion, a classic tale of horror, is back in print!

A young boy is found horribly murdered in a mock crucifixion. Is the murderer the elderly woman who witnessed the crime? A neurologist who can no longer bear the pain life inflicts on its victims? A psychiatrist with a macabre sense of humor and a guilty secret? A mysterious mental patient, locked in silent isolation?

Lieutenant Kinderman follows a bewildering trail that...
Book cover from The Exorcist & Legion (Classic Screenplays) by William Peter Blatty
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In 1971, William Peter Blatty's groundbreaking novel, The Exorcist, presented a terrifying account of demonic possession in contemporary Washington D.C. Over a decade later, his best-selling sequel of grisly killings seem to haunt the site of the original exorcism.Here for the first time in print are Blatty's electrifying screenplays: The Exorcist, directed by William Friedkin in 1973, and for which Blatty won an Academy Award; and Legion, subsequently filmed as The Exorcist III. Included are...
Book cover from Elsewhere by William Peter Blatty
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An incredible haunted house novel from William Peter Blatty, the legendary author of The Exorcist! Disturbing, unsettling, chilling, and laced with a nasty streak of dark humor, Elsewhere is a must-have for all fans of dark fiction! Sure to become a time-honored classic in the genre!
Book cover from John Goldfarb, Please Come Home by William Peter Blatty
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Book cover from Finding Peter: A True Story of the Hand of Providence and Evidence of Life after Death by William Peter Blatty
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A New York Times Bestseller!

For those who have lost a loved one to that liar and fraud named Death.

So reads the dedication of William Peter Blatty's Finding Peter, a deeply moving memoir that tests the bounds of grief, love, and the soul. Blatty, the bestselling author and Oscar Award–winning screenwriter of The Exorcist, lived a charmed life among the elite stars of Hollywood.

His son Peter, born over a decade after The Exorcist, grew from an apple-cheeked boy into an...