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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I do not want to be wholly negative about this piece, it’s just disappointing if you’re expecting what’s promised on the cover. What’s on his Watchlist? View all 36 comments. This is concentrated at the start though, and can be easily avoided unless it’s your thing.

It had me questioning myself, faith, society, everything. Page 1 of 1 Start over Letion 1 of 1. Pls click for Ben’s review. While The Exorcist is linear and focused, Legoon is trying to do more than it is capable of and it results in a fairly unfocused, mildly blattty read. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

The storyline is entertaining but obvious. Amfortas, a character who ultimately winds up not doing much at all.

Blatty has written this sequel with admirable imagination and restrain, being sure to make it unique and not feel like a cynical cash-in and means of reminding people of his original classic. And he asked him, “What is thy name? It takes itself far too seriously, both in the prose and in the protagonists overwhelmingly boring contemplations about life, science, and God. Detalhes do produto Capa comum: Kinderman was a character who fascinated me in The Exorcist, so I thoroughly enjoyed this novel.


Second Dream Boy Cherie Baron The book takes forever to get to its twist with the cell inmate, while the movie smartly started earlier in the mystery.

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William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review – Horror Novel Reviews

I think this book was pretty neat, but even if it had sucked, it’d still have 5-star detective Kinderman. Jul 30, Johann jobis89 rated it it was amazing.

Well because Blatty uses his fictional surrogate to make points about the “mysteries” of science from the formation of the eyeball, to evolutionary leaps, to the development of air breathing animals from the fishes to point out that it is SO mysterious and amazing- there was a Creator.

Let’s take the antagonist for example. Both leglon novel and film ignore the events of the film Exorcist II: Audible Download Audio Books. Scott, Ed Flanders, Brad Dourif.

William Peter Blatty ‘Legion’ Review

And so at the end of the day, I have to admit that I was still, for the most part, disappointed that I did not enjoy this half as much on reading it a second time.

The Exorcist Legion is not. A young boy is found horribly murdered in a mock crucifixion. He kept up his friendship with a priest who was a close friend of Damien Karras and who the lieutenant walked off with when that story closed its horrors.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. 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.

I had the paperback once upon a time and never read it. Temple is more watered-down and less of a chauvinistic pig in the film, etc. Merrin’s initial battle with Pazuzu leads to the rediscovery of his faith. I still recommend it to Blatty fans, a well as fans of dark crime. Blatty is in rare form here and truly keeps the writer captivated with his incredible ability to enrapture, entertain, and, yes, creep out. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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If you enjoy dense, digressive prose done well, then you’ll like this. The true heart of this work lies ldgion its main protagonist Lieutenant Kinderman, a Jewish man devoted to his family and friends whose calm demeanor is slowly leion chipped away from his job. Read Legion only on a sunny day.

This supernatural murder mystery starts strong, but Blatty seems to rush his way through the end. He writes like an established poet and he understands “scary” even more than Stephen King. In the end, this was just too much of a slog through the main character’s ruminations on life and the metaphysical and the supernatural and not enough horror.

Well, we’re doing it. Anyway, this girl is now a big fan of William Peter Blatty, and I’m now on the lookout for some more of his books. Retrieved from ” https: Now, don’t get me wrong, William Peter Blatty is a phenomenal writer but this is falls slightly short for me.

Apr 24, Donna rated it really liked it. Still Kinderman is an intriguing detective and we do get some emotional scenes. Same signs in the manner of death. As with The Exorcist, the novel is much better, without the interference of Hollywood, as you get with the movie.