The Exorcist

The Exorcist

By William Peter Blatty

Harper, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780061007224, 400pp.

Publication Date: May 2013


The chilling movie we could not forget . . .

The Exorcist changed popular culture forever.Forty years ago, the movie that was based onWilliam Peter Blatty's runaway #1 bestseller agroundbreaking story of faith and supernaturalsuspense held audiences captive. Now this specialedition commemorates the 40th anniversary of the iconic film that paved the way for the entire genrethat followed it: the unforgettable The Exorcist.

About the Author
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.