Tojanos I want to thank the enthu trio for the awesome company and the race: Praise the book gods! The Smell and Sound of Evil: That should have happened with no problems. I must warn you of one thing — There are some pretty disturbing scenes. I know, I know Retrieved 29 October Despite being around since the early 70s none of the local video rentals stocked it for reasons already mentioned. Better than the film, its impact was felt immediately, and I must confess that I avoided reading it when I was alone in my house. Then after everybody signed on they rewrote it five times and it ended up nothing like the same movie.
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Shaktitaxe This is a really chilling and frightening story. So just to get this out of the way: Sxorcista are few scenes that had me completely grossed out but this book is a definite page turner.
Most of the book was about the psycharists that were treating her and their thoughts about what was causing her mental illness. Lol, and it was scary as hell and seemed real. If you are ever feeling irregular, this scene works better than a bran muffin and cup of coffee. Louis where most of the exorcism took place. Eorcista all the characters Kinderman is my favourite because of the way he perceives things and describes logic. Waste your time and read this book. I may have to check out some more of your work in the coming months, as you sure know how to tell a story!
Lists with This Book. I have watched the exorcisya film versions: It has some terrifying scenes, including a jaw-dropping hallway clip that I still remember vividly. The Exorcist Even the climax was a bit unexpected yet it was good, a satisfying one. Playing off its strengths to continue intellectual pondering exxorcista introducing something so flighty as possession, but it was overdone to where it lost its luster and gave some downright dull moments. Those who like their mysteries with a world weary detective, a bit of supernatural, and a grimdark tone, I highly recommend Legion.
Not a laymans understanding. See 2 questions about Legion…. Sure, a bit stereotypical, but very entertaining. I recommend this book for fans of horror. My turn to choose a book for our BR. This time I listened to the audio book. That should have happened with no problems.
Legion by William Peter Blatty I can understand some feeling smothered by the narrative, but I found it enthralling. Merrin has short page time but he is a significant presence all the same. The scary things get old easily and are quickly succeeded by even more scary and gruesome creatures and concepts; the people dealing with them stay the same.
He is a psychologist as well as a priest, so I found it really interesting to get inside his mind and follow his thought process and research — is Regan possessed or can this be explained by some psychological disorder? The Exorcist is probably my favourite horror movie of all time alongside The Evil Dead and Sinister and is also one of my top books. Open Preview See a Problem? Needless to say, it was one of blaatty first we sought to get a h Satanic Panic in South Africa has its very own Wikipedia entry.
Having previously watched The Exorcist 3 and having LOVED it, I went into this book with a general idea of what I was getting into The Exorcist 3 is, of course, based on Legionbut that in no way dampened my reading experience.
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Jutilar I guess times and tastes have changed. The mismatched, demonic eyes Here it is almost little more than a contest of one-upmanship…and so many characters seem ready to play. The Exorcist Legion The protagonist might well be going through some kind of brain malignancy, and Blatty describes some odd neural phenomena as well as introducing the necessary supernatural stuff. After discovering a small statue of the demon Pazuzu an actual ancient Assyrian demigoda series of omens alerts him to a pending confrontation with a powerful evil, which, ep to the reader at this point, he has battled before in an exorcism in Africa.
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