Exorcist Author William Peter Blatty Dies at Age 89

Posted by Cybil on January 13, 2017


William Peter Blatty, the author best known for his novel The Exorcist, has died at age 89, The Guardian and other news outlets report.

Beatty's 1971 novel about a young girl possessed by a demon was a bestseller, staying on the New York Times bestseller list for 57 weeks and at No. 1 for 17 of those weeks. Beatty also wrote the screenplay for the horror movie classic based on this book and won an Oscar for his work on the film.

On Friday, fellow writer Stephen King and movie director Edgar Wright took to social media to remember Blatty:

Remembering Blatty

Remembering Blatty

Blatty's bestselling novels:
The Exorcist
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Legion
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Dimiter
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The Ninth Configuration
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Psreddy Palakolanu RIP William Peter Blatty, I like his novel The Exorcist very much.So sad news for me. http://ssapptricks.com/aliexpress-apk...


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