eBook Legion download
by William Peter Blatty
Author: William Peter Blatty
Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (August 1, 1983)
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Legion is a 1983 horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty, a sequel to The Exorcist. It was adapted into the film The Exorcist III in 1990. Like The Exorcist, it involves demonic possession.
Legion is a 1983 horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty, a sequel to The Exorcist. The book was the focus of a court case over its exclusion from The New York Times Best Seller list.
Other Books by William Peter Blatty. But how? The Great Phantom in the Sky hasn’t told us. The secret Orphan Annie pain decoder rings through some clerical mistake had not been issued. Heads will roll, thought Kinderman bleakly. PART ONE. Jesus asked the man his name, and he answered, Legion, for we are many.
William Peter Blatty. In this book, the follow up to The Exorcist, we get a much more in-depth character study of Lt. Kinderman along side an intriguing crime mystery. I felt Blatty was quite brave and respected the readers intelligence by diving straight into Kinderman’s philosophical, existential ponderings and masterfully weaving this into the detective work and crime narrative. Kinderman is highly eccentric, witty and humorous and has become one of my favourite literary Legion. William Peter Blatty.
Once there, he walked into the gift shop and scrutinized the paperback books. He found Scruples and he plucked it from the shelf with a shake of his head. Kinderman walked to the counter with the books. The clerk eyed the titles. He turned to a page at random and read it. He will devour this immediately, he concluded, and he looked for something else to tide the Jesuit over until his release. He eyed The Hite Report on Men, but then selected a Gothic romance instead. I’m sure she’s going to love these, she said.
Oddly enough, William Peter Blatty passed away while I was in the middle of reading i. Legion is a sequel of sorts to William Peter Blatty's most famous novel, the Exorcist.
Oddly enough, William Peter Blatty passed away while I was in the middle of reading it. Kinderman was a character who fascinated me in The Exorcist, so I thoroughly enjoyed this novel. It takes place ten years after the events that occur in the Exorcist and begins with a series of gruesome murders apparently perpetrated by a serial killer thought to have been killed ten years earlier. The protagonist is Bill Kinderman, an eccentric, brilliant police detective trying to reconcile the facts of this case while contemplating the paradox of human cruelty, suffering and evil in a world created by a loving God. When they thanked him, he said, Bless you in a warm, low voice. The founder of the mission, Mrs. Tremley, followed him, passing out bread in thick slabs. While the derelicts ate with trembling. hands, the old Vennamun stood behind a small wooden podium and read passages aloud from the Scriptures. Afterwards, while coffee and cake were consumed, he delivered a homily, his eyes aglow with fervor. His voice was rich and his stops and cadences were hypnotic. The room was in his grip. Mrs. Tremley looked around at the faces of the derelicts. Jim and I read this book years, ago and both of us liked it. I think I found a used copy of it after I saw the author on the Catholic news/opinion show, Word Over. William Peter Blatty was born in Manhattan, New York on January 7, 1928. He graduated from Georgetown University in 1950. After serving in the Air Force, he worked for the United States Information Agency in Beirut.