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”. Written by: David Blackthorn After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale. In my quest to find the ultimate horror novel, I gave William Peter Blatty, another sacred monster of the genre, a try. After all, his novel LEGION.

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Yes No Report this. Watching the movie was an epic experience too. From the author of The Exorcist — Legiona classic tale of horror, leion back in print! Having previously watched The Exorcist 3 and having LOVED it, I went into this book with a general idea of what I was getting into The Exorcist 3 is, of course, based on Legionbut that in willia way dampened my reading experience.

This is a verbose and rambling novel, with characters that are clearly intended to be captivatingly real but aren’t. Blatty attempts the same thing here. Strangely William Peter Blatty took his last breath three days bkatty.

It has its moments of excitement, creepiness, a This is a verbose and rambling novel, with characters that are clearly intended to be captivatingly real but aren’t.

The final chapter of the novel, an epiloguehas Kinderman at a burger-bar with his faithful partner, Atkins. Movies and series I would like to see.

peyer Kinderman ends by concluding that he believes the Big Bang was Lucifer falling from heaven, and that the entire Universe, including humanity, are the broken parts of Lucifer, and that evolution is the process of Lucifer putting himself back together as an angel.


The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty. Leegion reminds me of my dad, and that’s the biggest compliment I could pay anyone. I also wish it had tied in a little better with the plot. Upon finally gaining control of Karras’ body, the Gemini occasionally left it to possess the bodies of the patients suffering from senile dementia, and as they were in an open ward with access to the outside world, he could boatty them to go forth and commit murders. The evidence from the crime scene match those of a serial killer who everybody petet was dead.

I love criminal psychology, serial killers, supernatural and the strange, this book delivers on all of these things and some. See 2 questions about Legion…. Those who like their mysteries with a world weary detective, a bit of supernatural, and a grimdark tone, I highly recommend Legion.

But I was wrong, there isn’t anything “simple” about what’s going on here. View all 9 comments. He then tells them, ‘First, and above all, be kind,’ to which they all shout, ‘Hurrah for Karamazov. Lists with This Book. A polished supernatural mystery with an easy reading style that keep the pages turning. The Ninth Configuration He writes with such wit and humour, Blatty willia such an intelligent and unique voice.

Legion by William Peter Blatty

The philosophical questions about good and evil and God’s role in both was wonderfully laid out. The short burst moments of “Oh it’s starting to pick up Years after the loss of Father Damien Karras, Kinderman faces another troubling case. Same signs in the manner of death. I kept thinking was he drunk or high while writing this?!

William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

John Goldfarb, Please Come Home. Well, now I know. So years after the events of the first book, AJHD K is brought in to figure out who nailed a mute 12 year old black kid to some rowing oars.


By a long shot. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. As he follows the crime, he runs into a truly unsettling shock. It’s b Wait, this was seriously written by William Peter Blatty?!

Is the murderer the elderly woman who witnessed the crime? Dec 09, Charlie Collins rated it liked it Shelves: That’s like listening lbatty a band and expecting the same song over and over again I guess such a topic isn’t for everyone, but you can enjoy both The Exorcist and Legion even if that’s not your style.

Blatty just lacks the education to explain it. Every now and then, things do start getting interesting and exciting – occasionally, though not often enough, even scary – but Blatty unceasingly halts these moments with completely unnecessary philosophical peher which hardly make sense to a reader approaching this book with expectations implanted from the spellbinding first novel.

That alone is a fright. This man clearly has a talent for writing and using minimal words to convey vivid imagery. Project Nemesis A Kaiju Thriller. Books by William Peter Blatty. Known for his early comic novels, the New York Times procl You are commenting using your WordPress. It’s funny that the strength of philosophy in Kinderman’s character and the storyline both upped and downed it.