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: Legion. This cut is also renamed Legion as that had also been Blatty’s original intent. Police Lieutenant Kinderman has been haunted by the death of his friend Father .

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It’s a good book, I can say with pleasure after reading it all, and would fit in nicely if you like Thomas Harris, perhaps. Eventually, he faces a part of his past he thought was deceased. Second Dream Boy Cherie Baron In the novel, the killer’s motivation, which involves a character we meet only once in a complete throw-away of a chapter, is resolved off-page when we’re told that character died from a stroke, and so the killer just stops killing and — literally — lies down and dies.

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Years after the loss of Father Damien Karras, Kinderman faces another troubling case. This is a topic that I’ve always found very intriguing and one that I probably think a lot about myself.


And what drove me up the wall was the demon had just daddy issues.

The book takes forever to get to its twist with the cell inmate, while the movie smartly baltty earlier in the mystery. Investigations lead Kinderman to the psychiatric wing of the hospital where his friend was slain.

LEGION by William Peter Blatty | Kirkus Reviews

He is investigating a series of bizarre murders, where one is more bizarre I loved Blatty’s The Excorcist and was anxious to read this. A sarcastic, yet deeply compassionate character that you can’t help but love through all of his blustering, or schmaltz as boatty likes to call it. Hardcoverpages.

The book starts with a murder but no real orientation or grounding. Each joy was clouded by the knowledge it would end. Watching the movie was an epic experience too. Studio meddling had something blathy do with the sloppiness of the film, but reading this novel reveals some of the faults lie in the source material.

Legion (Blatty novel) – Wikipedia

The first pages were nothing but pure flatline. That is ultimately the only thing you need to make a novel successful. There was a problem adding your email address. Legion isn’t really ‘high art’, but it’s well written, entertaining, and cerebral. This man clearly has a talent for writing and using minimal words to convey vivid imagery. He writes like an established poet and he understands “scary” even more than Stephen King.


Okay so I read the Exorcist and loved it. Edit Details Official Sites: I was beyond crushed!!

William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

For die-hard fans who love disappointment only. The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty.

The original work may be sagging at times, but it has some staying power. That is definitely not the case. It makes no sense.


It was like a haunted house amusements ride that’s a total bore fest and you can’t wait to get out, pissed you actually spent money on it, until the very end when it gets REALLY good but then the doors open and you’re outside again.

Retrieved from ” https: So years after the events of the first book, Legionn K is brought in to figure out who nailed a mute 12 year old black kid to some rowing oars. There’s a sad death here to hated to hear about, and the poor soul was offed in a horrible way.

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