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. In my quest to find the ultimate horror novel, I gave William Peter Blatty, another sacred monster of the genre, a try. After all, his novel LEGION.

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After the events in the previous novel The Exorcist, Blatty brings Kinderman back for another well written tale: You are commenting using your WordPress. There’s almost a Rust Cohle-esque feel to Ki This is more or less a follow up to The Exorcist, and it’s actually a great deal better than The Exorcist. Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits. Siblings are cruel like that and my brother?

Lieutenant Kinderman follows a bewildering trail that links all these b,atty, confronting a new enigma at every turn even as more murders surface. That’s like listening to a band and expecting the same song over and over again Their meeting was as exhilarating as it was frightening.

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A total waste of time to read. But then, I kind of wish everything had tied in a little better with the plot. I really failed to see the point of that subplot. See 2 questions about Legion…. Return to Book Page. There was a problem adding your email address. The movie, however, is still amazing, the second best movie in the series.


The review must be at least 50 characters long. Its not as frightening as The Exorcist but I still had trouble putting it down. I get what they’re trying to convey but often it feels like wasted pages to me. I followed this up in January with a re-read been more than 10 years of Legion, the sequel that inspired the third flick. NO, that’s not how it works.

Yes, there are still jolts and an interesting exploration into the darkness that is Evil. And boy did I enjoy the results. Although I did not like it as much as The Exorcist, I was pleasantly surprised by how well it held up in comparison.

Amfortas, a character who ultimately winds up not doing much at all. Pster movie is actually much creepier, and I do wish the author would have done a particular reveal earlier on, but the pacing was still strong and hard to put down. I mean this is THE Exorcist we’re talking about here.

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Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. This book started off when Kinderman was called in to solve who killed a 12 year old mute black kid that delivers newspapers.


Sorry – ‘Go for it’. Crichton had a B. The Gemini’s motive originally was to shame his father, a preacherwhom he hated. Be the first to discover new talent! A Head Full of Ghosts. Who is the culprit? It b,atty some terrifying scenes, including a jaw-dropping hallway clip that I still remember vividly.

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Heir to the Empire: On the other hand, some evidence points to the severely disturbed patients in a Washington neurology ward, and to neurologist Vincent Amfortas, who’s been hearing voices and behaving oddly ever since his beloved wife died of meningitis. Once again, the pace moves very quickly, the story takes some intriguing turns, and I did find many of the philosophical ponderings to be of interest. Even IF this book had picked up willkam day after The Exorcist and continued the exact same story, just due to the way it’s written, it wouldn’t feel the same.

Hostage to the Devil. Years after the loss lehion Father Damien Karras, Kinderman faces another troubling case.

I still recommend it to Blatty fans, a well as fans of dark crime. A mysterious mental patient, locked in silent isolation? Sergeant Atkins Amelia Campbell