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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 Legion: A Novel from the Author of The Exorcist by 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,...
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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 Which Way to Mecca, Jack? From Brooklyn to Beirut: the Adventures of an American Sheik by William Peter Blatty
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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 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...
Book cover from El exorcista/ The Exorcist (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 Smoke and Mirrors: Screenplays, Teleplays, Stage Plays, Comic Scripts & Treatments by William Peter Blatty
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Cemetery Dance Publications is proud to announce Smoke and Mirrors, a collection of screenplays, teleplays, stage plays, comic scripts, and treatments by thirteen masters of horror and fantasy. This deluxe oversized book reproduces the scripts exactly as they were written in the author's own formatting. This special edition will feature a deluxe 9 X 12 trimsize!

Just a few of the highlights include a never before seen comic script from Joe Hill; two rare teleplays from Frank Darabont; an...
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...