The Exorcist

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Harper & Row, Jan 1, 1971 - Fiction - 340 pages
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This unstoppable publishing phenomenon was the inspiration behind one of the most successful horror movies of all time. A powerful presence has taken possession of the 12-year-old daughter of a film star. The ensuing battle between a doubt-ridden priest a

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User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

Ray Bradbury calls The Exorcist a great love story and expresses envy wishing he had written it. I have always wanted to read what many consider William Peter Blatty's best work in his long career ... Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

From BBC Radio 4: In this modern classic, a priest is called in to help a 12-year-old girl who appears to be possessed by an overwhelming demonic force. Karras is increasingly convinced that the girl needs an exorcist. Read full review

About the author (1971)

William Peter Blatty is a writer and filmmaker. The Exorcist, written in 1971, is his magnum opus; he also penned the subsequent screenplay, for which he won an Academy Award. His most recent works include the novels Elsewhere, Dimiter, and Crazy.

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