William Peter Blatty





William Peter Blatty

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in New York, New York, The United States
January 07, 1928

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William Peter Blatty is an American writer and filmmaker. He wrote the novel The Exorcist (1971) and the subsequent screenplay version for which he won an Academy Award.
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Average rating: 4.06 · 106,490 ratings · 2,564 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
The Exorcist
4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 96,370 ratings — published 1971 — 118 editions
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Legion
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 6,084 ratings — published 1983 — 24 editions
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Dimiter
3.02 of 5 stars 3.02 avg rating — 516 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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Elsewhere
3.08 of 5 stars 3.08 avg rating — 364 ratings — published 1989 — 10 editions
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The Ninth Configuration
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 1966 — 16 editions
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Crazy
2.74 of 5 stars 2.74 avg rating — 268 ratings — published 2010 — 10 editions
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The Exorcist & Legion: Two ...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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On The Exorcist: From Novel...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 65 ratings2 editions
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I'll Tell Them I Remember You
3.7 of 5 stars 3.70 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1973 — 8 editions
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Finding Peter: A True Story...
2.94 of 5 stars 2.94 avg rating — 71 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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“God never talks. But the devil keeps advertising, Father. The devil does a lot of commercials.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist

“Perhaps evil is the crucible of goodness... and perhaps even Satan - Satan, in spite of himself - somehow serves to work out the will of God.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist
tags: faith

“We mourn the blossoms of May because they are to whither; but we know that May is one day to have its revenge upon November, by the revolution of that solemn circle which never stops---which teaches us in our height of hope, ever to be sober, and in our depth of desolation, never to despair.”
William Peter Blatty, The Exorcist
tags: hope

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