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Product picture for The Exorcist: 40th Anniversary Editionby 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 Legion: A Novel from the Author of The Exorcistby William Peter Blatty
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From the author 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 links all these people, confronting a...
Book cover from The Ninth Configurationby William Peter Blatty
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Hidden away in a brooding Gothic manor in the deep woods is Center Eighteen, a secret military "rest camp" currently housing twenty-seven inmates, all officers who have succumbed to a sudden outbreak of mental illness. Have the men truly lost their minds, are they only pretending to be insane to avoid combat, or is some more sinister conspiracy at work?Desperate for answers, the Pentagon has placed a brilliant Marine psychiatrist in charge of the base and its deranged occupants. A man of deep...
 
Book cover from El exorcista (Spanish Edition)by William Peter Blatty
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The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty is, of course, best known for the movie, but the book is even more terrifying than the movie. The story starts with father Merrin, a Jesuit priest who works in Iraq as an archeologist. One day he finds a small, old figurine of the Akkadian deity Pazuzu. Merrin is worried he has released an ancient demon by digging up the statuette. When some strange events start to happen Merrin gets more and more convinced in the believe he has brought something of pure...
Book cover from The Exorcistby 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 Dimiterby William Peter Blatty
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William Peter Blatty has thrilled generations of readers with his iconic mega-bestseller The Exorcist. Now Blatty gives us Dimiter, a riveting story of murder, revenge, and suspense. Laced with themes of faith and love, sin and forgiveness, vengeance and compassion, it is a novel in the grand tradition of Morris West’s The Devil’s Advocate and the Catholic novels of Graham Greene. Dimiter opens in the world’s most oppressive and isolated totalitarian state: Albania in the 1970s. A...
Book cover from The Exorcist (First Edition)by William Peter Blatty
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First Edition Hardcover of William Peter Blatty's The Exorcist. Published in 1971 by Harper & Rowe.
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 By William Peter Blatty - Legion (1983-08-16) [Hardcover]by William Peter Blatty
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Hardcover copy. Former Library book, so it may contain Library stickers/cards inside or on edges. May contain "discard" stamps.