The Exorcist is a horror novel by American writer William Peter Blatty. The book details . A stage adaptation of the novel was written by John Pielmeier premiered at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles in July de Robbie Mannheim es un caso típico de posesión, y es la que dio vida a la película El Exorcista. The Exorcist is a American supernatural horror film adapted by William Peter Blatty from . A few days later, Regan, now back to her normal self, prepares to leave for Los Angeles with her mother. Although Regan has no apparent. It is a sequel to William Friedkin’s film The Exorcist based on the novel by William Peter Blatty and the second installment of The Exorcist franchise.

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Louis University and St. Does great goodness bring upon itself great evil? I’m glad that I was able to read his blayty iconic work way before he would die.

The Exorcist

So, a great book that would have been wilpiam success even if the film had never come to pass. There are two versions: Blatty refers to the Loudun possessions and the Louviers possessions throughout the story, mostly when Fr. Granted, we don’t have the incredible cinematography or that haunting score, but what we have instead is a slow and ell build as Regan falls under the possession of Pazuzu. Share this Rating Title: Afterwards, Lamont is assigned by the Cardinal to investigate the death of Father Lankester Merrin, who had been killed four years earlier in the course of exorcising the Assyrian demon Pazuzu from Regan MacNeil.

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I think the book is somehow more terrifying. The idea of a family to see a member suffer blaty change in such a way is terrifying! View all 11 comments.

He dared not love again and lose.

Regan claims she remembers nothing about her ordeal in Washington, D. The book started out slow and for the first half of the book there was no real “scare” factor. Exorcist II ” “.


From the bblatty impersonations bblatty the demon to the relationships of the characters entwined in the story, everything is perfect.

He seeks proof to encourage the woman that her daughter’s condition can be healed medically, taunts what he believes to be Regan’s unconsciousness taking the form of “demons” about whom she’s heard or read in books. Exorcism of Roland Doe. View all 12 comments. We never got the whole story just bits here and there. This book is very disturbing though. As mentioned in VarietyVoight initially signed on for the role but left in April when “differences about the role could not be resolved.

The climactic sequences assault the senses and the intellect with pure cinematic terror.

willian Later analysis by paranormal skeptics has concluded that Doe was likely a mentally ill teenager acting out, as the actual events likely to have occurred such as words being carved on skin were such that they could have been faked by Doe himself. All conversations with the demon and the slow, devastating change of Regan.

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Retrieved December 30, A kind and rational man, he would explore all possibilities to be sure that the little girl was indeed possessed and not suffering form some psychological affliction.

Blatty went back through and polished and rewrote and even added a critical scene to the book. Retrieved 29 October The book finally started picking up pace with more things The book started out slow and for the first half of the book there was no real “scare” factor.

The only reason I wanted to watch it again is because I wanted to see if they had some of the really disturbing things in the movie that were in the book.

Audie Award for Narration by the Author or Authors Creepy acting by Linda Blairdue to death threats against Linda Blair from religious zealots who believed the film “glorified Satan”, Warner Bros had bodyguards protecting her for six months after the film’s release. In Juneit was announced that Exorcist II: It is the first horror film to be nominated for Best Picture. I chose to embark on this journey, more out of curiosity than anything else.


I was totally wrong. Prequel to the Exorcist. Boorman has certainly gone on to produce some fine work subsequently The novel was inspired by a case of demonic possession and exorcism that Blatty heard about while he was a student in the class of at Georgetown University. The Heretic is Merrin’s exorcism of a young boy named “Kokumo” in Africa.

Klein and his associates find nothing physiologically wrong with her daughter, despite Regan undergoing a battery of diagnostic tests. Friedkin is secular, despite coming from a Jewish family. Friedkin originally intended to use Blair’s voice, electronically deepened and roughened, for the demon’s dialogue. Louis where most of the exorcism took place. The Heretic even remotely.

Chris returns to hear he has died falling out the window. Since, may be not the best horror novel that I’ve ever read, Also, some elements in the novel, that you may perceive as “random” in the film version, even not clarify enough for really understanding why they are in the story, those elements are well developed on the novel and even making ties to the demon inside Regan that you may didn’t think about before.

He is damaged, dark, and brooding However, like Ennio Morricone ‘s mix of tribal and liturgical music, it does manage to be very interesting. No tengo ni idea de como se me cruzo por la cabeza la idea de leer esto, pero aqui estoy.

This was because director Friedkin wanted some very detailed facial close-ups. Archived from the original on April 2, Yes No Report this.