Published May 15, 2007
by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||200|
The exorcist, the book anyway is timeless and has much more depth than the movie, it does live up to the hype rewarding your intelligence as well as disturbing you when it needs to. This book does get very dark at times/5(). The Exorcist (First Edition) Hardcover – January 1, by William Peter Blatty (Author)/5(39). Inspired by an alleged real case of demonic possession in , The Exorcist became an international phenomenon. A blockbusting adaptation of a best-selling novel, it was praised as 'deeply spiritual' by some sections of the Catholic Church while being picketed by the Festival of Light and branded 'Satanic' by the evangelist Billy Graham/5(24). The classic horror novel The Exorcist inspired an even creepier movie, but author Mark Danielewski says after he saw the film, it changed the book in his mind forever. Has a movie ever overtaken.
(The Exorcist #1) Originally published in , 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/5(K). William Peter Blatty (January 7, – Janu ) was an American writer and filmmaker best known for his novel The Exorcist and for the Academy Award-winning screenplay of its film also wrote and directed the sequel The Exorcist III. After the success of The Exorcist, Blatty reworked Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane! () into a new novel titled The Alma mater: Georgetown University, George . Originally published in , The Exorcist remains one of the most controversial novels ever written and went on to become a literary ed by a true story of a child’s demonic possession in the s, William Peter Blatty created an iconic novel that focuses on Regan, the eleven-year-old daughter of a movie actress residing in Washington, D.C/5(). The Exorcist - Book vs Movie! Febru by Dave in Horror Movie Reviews, Spooky Reads Some of the greatest horror films found life in the pages of a book first.
Noel Carroll offers The Exorcist as an example of the "complex discovery plot," in which, with the characters, the reader (The entire section is 3, words.) Unlock This Study Guide Now. The Exorcist is a horror novel written by William Peter Blatty. It is based on a exorcism, Blatty heard about while he was a Bachelor’s student in , at Georgetown University. The book will take you through the ride of feelings like shock, horror, fear, nausea and small measure of dogged hope/5(). Find books like The Exorcist from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Exorcist also liked: The Amityville Horror, T. This story, the true story of The Exorcist, begins in the late s in suburban Washington, D.C. with a family named Hunkeler. Their year-old boy, believed to be named Ronald (and later referred to pseudonymously in the literature as “Roland Doe” among other names), was despondent over the loss of his beloved Aunt Harriet, a Written: