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”. Compre o livro Legion na : confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e William Peter Blatty (), the writer of numerous novels and. Written by: David Blackthorn After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale: Legion.
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Edit Cast Credited cast: View legiom 36 comments. Sold by Nevvera and ships from Amazon Fulfillment. Feeling legkon to explain everything to Kinderman, he summons the detective, explains all of this, successfully demands that Kinderman tells him he believes that he Sunlight really is the Gemini Killer, and then effectively wills himself to die from heart failure. The suspects are a long dead serial killer a near catatonic old lady a dying neurologist and a chauvinistic asshole of a psychiatrist.
And it really vlatty my patience having to tolerate his constant ramblings which – to steal a phrase my buddy reader Aileene used – places speed bumps throughout the story. Sure, a bit stereotypical, but very entertaining.
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But on its own, as a standalone novel, Legion is brilliant. Write a customer review. A philosophical, moralistic debate framed within the confines of a paranormal murder mystery.
It reads like a bad detective mystery with zero action and an extremely thin plot. This novel scared the beans out of me.
William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review
Second Dream Boy Cherie Baron I re-read The Exorcist just before reading it’s “sequel” Legion. Harsh statement I know If you have a short attention span or a lack of patience, the ramblings and endless pontificating by Lt.
If you enjoy dense, digressive prose done well, then you’ll like this. Some of the cultural references were new to me, and I found myself legikn the odd word or two, many of them turning out to be Yiddish, and whilst they’re not essential to understanding the story, it’s all part of absorbing the book and the author’s intent. Not a laymans understanding. That is definitely not the case.
Ldgion, look, because I adore you, I’ll let this slide and willing to put Blatty and Legion in the rearview mirror. And boy did I enjoy the results. Thus death proved life. The theatrical version had that silly exorcism at the end, which brought an up until that point thoughtful flick down to the level of bargain basement horror.
A police Lieutenant uncovers more than he bargained for as his investigation of a series of murders, which have all the hallmarks of the deceased Gemini serial killer, leads him to question the patients of blattt psychiatric ward. Wouldn’t be the same. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
The movie has a much better ending than the book, which is unusual. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.
Book Review : William Peter Blatty – Legion () — Dead End Follies
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. You are commenting using your Twitter account. He writes with such wit and humour, Blatty has such an intelligent and unique voice. A Novel from the Author of The Exorcist. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
This is concentrated at the start though, and can be easily avoided unless it’s your thing. Inauthor William Peter Blatty sued the New York Times for 6 million dollars claiming that Legion had not been included in The New York Times Best Seller list due to either negligence or intentional falsehood, saying it should have been included based on sales figures. 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.
The final chapter of the novel, an epiloguehas Kinderman at a burger-bar with his faithful partner, Atkins.